The numbers are in: As of Oct. 1, Dems outraising Republicans from Wall Street, HMOs, Pharma... 

As a rule, if President Obama says something about industry money and special interests, it's false. The Center for Responsive Politics has compiled, by industry, third-quarter numbers of giving by industry. These numbers tell a different story from the one Obama tells.

Democrats have raised much more from the biggest business political action committees. They've also raised more from Wall Street, the drug industry, and the HMO industry. This doesn't quite fit Obama's narrative, does it?

See the charts below of total contributions to candidates this cycle (this doesn't include indepedent expenditures, which favor Republicans, but Politico counts those up and Freddoso addresses them here):

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