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Paul Blumenthal

Democratic Mega-Donors Dominate Super PAC Race As Republicans Hide In 'Dark Money'

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 04.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As the U.S. heads into the third national election since the Supreme Court's Citizens United ruling, super PACs are still raking in the ...

Bill Clinton's Rescue Ride

Brent Budowsky | Posted 04.29.2014 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

Springtime is coming, baseball teams have reassembled for training, Robert Redford is back on cable playing Roy Hobbs in The Natural and Bill Clinton has begun his ride to rescue Democrats in the 2014 midterm elections.

Wendy Davis Poised to Change History in Texas

Brent Budowsky | Posted 11.20.2013 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

Oct. 3 will someday be viewed by Texas historians, Texas media, Texas political leaders and Texas voters as the day the future began to change in Texas, as the day the tide began to turn.

Wendy 14, Oops 0 in Texas Governor Race Round One

Brent Budowsky | Posted 09.01.2013 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

Texas is now a battleground. The path to blue Texas will not be easy, but the road to get there is clear. Make no mistake, the Texas GOP's war against women will soon become a war against Wendy.

Clinton 2016 Prospects Freeze Democrats

Mother Jones | Posted 03.27.2013 | Politics

The courtship has already begun. A select few politicians are traveling the country, schmoozing with 1-percenters, attending the odd fundraiser, and q...

Democratic Convention Reveals Now An Eyebrow-Raising Donor

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 01.31.2013 | Politics

The host committee for the 2012 Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., reported receiving a $25,000 contribution from a conservative educa...

Moral Qualms Eclipsed As Dems Gear Up For Next Battle

Politico | Posted 11.26.2012 | Politics

Winning changes everything. It took Democrats a while to warm up to super PACs, but their glee over 2012 is — for now — eclipsing any moral qua...

Sam Stein

Dem Donors Roll The Dice With 2012 Campaign Strategy

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Key players in the progressive universe have reached the conclusion that the 2012 elections can be won only with a gamble. Rather than m...

Major Dem Donors Plan To Withhold Funds Over Obama Tax-Cut Deal

Los Angeles Times | Matea Gold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama's advisors are confident that liberals dismayed by his agreement to extend tax breaks for the wealthy will forgive him by the time the...

Sam Stein

Democratic Operatives On Creating Outside Group: 'Something Big Needs To Be Done'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Two major developments in Democratic efforts to build an outside party apparatus took place this past Monday, as high-ranking officials ...

Sam Stein

Democratic Donors Set To Go Rogue On Obama

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the wake of an electoral drubbing and fearing another one in two years, some deep-pocketed Democratic donors have decided to essentia...

Sam Stein

George Soros: Give Elsewhere 'If This President Can't Do What We Want'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- At a private meeting on Tuesday afternoon, George Soros, a longtime supporter of progressive causes, voiced blunt criticism of the Obama...

High-Profile Democratic Donors Largely Staying On The Sidelines Of This Year's Midterm Elections

The New York Times | MICHAEL LUO and JEFF ZELENY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Many wealthy Democratic patrons, who in the past have played major roles financing outside groups to help elect the party's candidates, are largely si...

Sam Stein

Dems Scared Into Action By Everyone From Donors To The Base

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democratic lawmakers, from the leadership on down, are facing what many describe as an unprecedented amount of political pressure as the party scrambl...

Hassan Nemazee, Prominent Democratic Donor, Pleads Guilty To $292 Million Fraud

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A once-wealthy businessman and prominent donor to Democratic candidates pleaded guilty on Thursday to stealing hundreds of millions of dollars to buy ...