The ending said it all.
A new Marquette Law School poll of the Badger State shows that Obama has increased his lead over Romney to eight points.
Begala, who works for the pro-Obama super PAC Priorities USA, said it looks like "Romney is likely to carry North Carolina."
The embattled Missouri Republican's third quarter fundraising total was less than a third of his Democratic opponent's.
Nearly 70 percent of Hispanic voters support the president in a new Pew Hispanic Center poll.
The House GOP's campaign arm spent about $7.6 million more than it took in last month.
The new survey shows the president leading Mitt Romney by six points following the Democratic National Convention.
In one of the cycle's most competitive gubernatorial contests, the race is wide open, with many undecided voters up for grabs.