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Congressman To Colleagues: Surrender Surplus Campaign Cash

Center for Public Integrity | Dave Levinthal | Posted 04.09.2015 | Politics

This story was originally published by The Center for Public Integrity, which is a nonprofit, nonpartisan investigative news organization in Washingto...

Reports: Ex-U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. Released From Prison

Reuters | Posted 03.26.2015 | Politics

March 26 (Reuters) - Former U.S. Representative Jesse Jackson Jr. was released from an Alabama prison on Thursday after serving time for misusing ab...

Congressman Can't Get Any Of His Colleagues To Stop Fundraising For 12 Days

The Huffington Post | Julia Craven | Posted 02.03.2015 | Politics

Rep. Ted Deutch (D-Fla.) has promised to forgo fundraising while the House is in session in February -- an effort he's dubbed "Fundraising Free Februa...

Martin O'Malley Believes Wi-Fi Access Is A ‘Human Right'

The Huffington Post | Amber Ferguson | Posted 10.08.2014 | Politics

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley (D) said “Wi-Fi is a human right” while comparing the generational differences between baby boomers and young peop...

Senate Republicans Just Had A Record-Breaking Haul

AP | By PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 12.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans' official effort to retake the Senate raised a record $15.5 million in September — roughly four times its average mo...

Paul Blumenthal

Crowdpac Helps Small Donors Find A Perfect Match In Politics

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Combining a unique data set with a nonpartisan outlook, a new organization called Crowdpac hopes to break out of the pack of political c...

RNC Bests DNC In August Fundraising

AP | By PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 11.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican National Committee again outraised its Democratic rival last month and is sitting on a $3 million lead, according t...

GOP Donor Gives $10 Million To Karl Rove Group, Just One-Fifteenth Of What He Spent In 2012

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 09.18.2014 | Politics

A $10 million donation seems like a hefty amount of cash for the average political donor. But for casino magnate Sheldon Adelson, who spent somewh...

Republicans and Democrats Both Use Impeachment Food Fight for Fun and Profit

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 10.01.2014 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

If I get one more email asking me for money to stop the Republicans from impeaching Obama, I may have to change my email address. And if I were a Republican, I'd probably feel the same way about an endless stream of emails asking for money to stop Obama from exercising dictatorial powers, to sue him, or possibly impeach him.

Sam Stein

DSCC Has Best 2nd Quarter Fundraising In Its History

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 08.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Continuing its trend of strong fundraising cycles, the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee will announce on Friday that it raised n...

Nostalgic GOP Pines After Bush With 'I Miss W.' T-Shirts

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 07.05.2014 | Politics

The Republican National Committee is celebrating former President George W. Bush's birthday this weekend by selling wistful "I Miss W." t-shirts to it...

Amplifyd: Crowd-Sourced Lobbying Launches Website

Annie Spiegelman | Posted 08.10.2014 | Green
Annie Spiegelman

Here a concerned citizen can pay a small fee for an activist to make phone calls to elected officials on their behalf, with part of the money going to the non-profit managing the campaign.

Senate GOP Campaign Inflated Its April Fundraising

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 05.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans' campaign arm overstated its cash savings by $2.6 million in a summary to reporters, a spokesman for the commit...

Democrats Have Big Advantage -- For Now

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 06.15.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Deep-pocketed donors are turning over multimillion-dollar checks to influence November's elections, and the sums raised by the nat...

Grimes Tops McConnell In Latest Fundraising Quarter

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 04.16.2014 | Politics

Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes (D) raised more than Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) in the first three months of 2...

Mitch McConnell Has Best Fundraising Quarter So Far This Cycle, Takes In $2.4 Million

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 04.15.2014 | Politics

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) reported his best reelection fundraising period so far this cycle, announcing Monday that his campaign ...

Democrat Raises Huge Haul In Red State Senate Bid

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 04.14.2014 | Politics

Georgia Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Michelle Nunn raised $2.4 million in the first three months of 2014, bringing her total haul to $5.7 million ...

Pro-Obama Group Brings In Almost $6 Million Since January

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 04.11.2014 | Politics

A nonprofit group backing President Barack Obama's policy and political priorities raised nearly $6 million during the first three months of 2014. ...

Willie Nelson To Sing For Wendy Davis

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 04.11.2014 | Politics

Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis (D), who is running to succeed Gov. Rick Perry (R), unveiled a special guest for an April BBQ fundraiser in Houston: coun...

Senate Democrats' Committee Outraises GOP Rivals

AP | Posted 04.09.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The campaign committee to elect Democrats to the Senate again outraised its Republican counterpart in March. The Democratic Senat...

House Majority PAC Posts Big Haul In First 3 Months of 2014

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 04.09.2014 | Politics

House Majority PAC, a super PAC dedicated to electing Democrats to the House of Representatives, raised more than $5.2 million in the first three mont...

Mitt Romney Dives Into Competitive 2014 Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 03.05.2014 | Politics

Former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney put his chips into a competitive Republican Senate primary in a fundraising email sent Wednesday. Romn...

Bill Clinton Repays His Former Campaign Driver, Arkansas Gubernatorial Candidate Mike Ross

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 02.12.2014 | Politics

Former President Bill Clinton, who served nearly 12 years as the governor of Arkansas before heading to the White House, sent a fundraising email Wedn...

Paul Blumenthal

These House Challengers Are Defying The Fundraising Odds

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Raising money for a congressional run is hard work. Candidates have to spend hours each day dialing for dollars and attending fundraiser...

Democratic Fundraising Committee Trounces Conservative Counterpart

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 10.22.2013 | Politics

September fundraising filings by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee and the National Republican Congressional Committee marked several mi...