After six months of fundraising, the 2008 presidential candidates have already raised more than $265 million. No White House money chase has ever started so quickly. Tomorrow, I’ll have updated figures on moolah coming from the TV/Movie/Music industry sector based on Federal Election Commission data through July 15th. Here are the amounts through May 9th, according to the Center For Responsive Politics:

Hillary Clinton (D)

$810,158

Barack Obama (D)

$684,684

John Edwards (D)

$293,075

John McCain (R)

$230,450

Christopher J. Dodd (D)

$156,120

Rudolph W. Giuliani (R)

$136,050

Mitt Romney (R)

$97,050

Bill Richardson (D)

$66,500

Joseph R. Biden Jr. (D)

$38,550

Thomas J. Vilsack (D)

graph $14,650

Dennis J. Kucinich (D)

graph $7,550

Sam Brownback (R)

graph $4,900

Mike Huckabee (R)

graph $2,300

Duncan Hunter (R)

graph $2,100

Ron Paul (R)

graph $1,250

Tom Tancredo (R)

graph $800