Republican presidential canidate Mitt Romney and the GOP party has beaten out President Obama and the Democrats in fundraising for the first time, pulling in $76 million.

Cook County raked in an extra $160,000 in unexpected funds from Lollapalooza ticket sales so far this year. The funds come from an amusement tax that was put in action this spring after the three-day festival was dogged by higher ups about the state, local and city tax breaks it receives.