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Books You Can Eat | Posted 06.04.2011 | Home

Charles Frazier's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel "Cold Mountain" is a fiddle made of fruitcake and pecans. At least that's how Marianne Moriarty of N...

To Do's In Colorado This Weekend (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

There should be plenty to do this weekend as Colorado continued to thaw down. Comedian Aziz Ansari is in town on his new stand-up tour and the Nationa...

Sam Stein

New Lawmakers Hit Fundraising Circuit 'Before They Even Find The Bathrooms' | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Well before they cast their first votes, attend their first committee hearings or settle into their new offices, the newly-elected membe...

Arthur Delaney

John McCain Raises Money From Chamber Of Commerce During Wall Street Reform Debate | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. John McCain stepped away from the Senate debate on Wall Street reform Thursday to raise a little campaign cash at the Chamber of Commerce's townh...

Jason Linkins

Washington Post Article Critical Of Lobbying Somehow Makes The Front Page | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Today's Washington Post has a story entitled "Nearly two dozen congressional fundraisers held at D.C. Springsteen shows last year", which reports righ...

Lucia Graves

Progressive Groups Protest Washington's Pay-To-Play Culture | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Two dozen protesters gathered outside Rep. Gregg Harper's (R-Miss.) annual "Mississippi Fish Fry" fundraiser at a Capitol Hill townhouse on Thursday, ...

This Week In Questionably Scheduled Fundraisers

The Huffington Post | Julian Hattem | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

LIQUIDITY LUNCH: According to an invitation obtained by the nonpartisan Sunlight Foundation, Rep. Patrick McHenry (R-N.C.) scheduled a noon fundraiser...

Fabulous Fundraisers Use Fashion For a Good Cause

Marissa Bronfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Marissa Bronfman

Fashionphiles flocked to the first annual Frocktail Party on November 12th, eager to bid on a bevy of designer dresses up for auction in support of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

Arthur Delaney

No Recession Special On The D.C. Power Lunch Menu | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

There's no recession special on the menu at D.C.'s hottest power lunch spots. At a time of double-digit unemployment, when one in eight Americans is o...

Smoke a Cigar or Watch Boulder 'Stars' Dancing on Oct. 15 to Support Charities

Jerry Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jerry Lewis

Sometimes, it's best to get out of Boulder for a bit, and smoking a cigar is one of those things often frowned upon in a city that prides itself on sm...

Cowboys And Redskins: This Week In Political Fundraisers

The Huffington Post | Julian Hattem | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Tickets to this Sunday's grudge match between the NFL's Washington Redskins and Dallas Cowboys can be had on Craigslist for less than $200. But for $2...

Toronto's Elite Comes Together To Support HIV/AIDS Research

Marissa Bronfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Marissa Bronfman

Toronto was alight as the city's style mavens, business doyens, and philanthropic supporters dined and danced at the Canadian Foundation for AIDS Research's premiere fundraising event.

Arthur Delaney

Mad Dash For Cash: Members Of Congress Crammed Over 20 Fundraisers Into Last Day Of Quarter | Arthur Delaney | Posted 10.01.2009 | Politics

Members of Congress crammed more than 20 fundraisers into the last day of the quarter on Wednesday, according to invitations obtained by the nonpartis...

Parties go outside the beltway

Sunlight Foundation. | Sunlight Foundation | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

When Congress is in session, lawmakers do most of their fundraising partying at a handful of Washington hot spots clustered close to the Capitol build...

Live from the Aspen Institute: Tom Friedman Speaks at The Socrates Society's Annual Fundraiser

Lynda Resnick | Posted 06.13.2013 | Media
Lynda Resnick

Tom Friedman, who spoke informally with Aspen Institute CEO Walter Isaacson, is not only one of the world's greatest journalists, he is also a marketing genius.

Seth Colter Walls

Clinton's Wealthy Die-Hards Are Contradicting Her Campaign's Message | Seth Colter Walls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Back in primary season, Hillary Clinton said her campaign was dedicated to serving people "with needs" while her opponent's appeal was aesthetic in na...

Why Are McCain And Obama Holding So Many Closed Fundraisers?

New York Sun | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Both Senator McCain and Senator Obama have reputations as crusaders for transparency in government and campaign finance, but neither presidential cont...

Dem Mega-Donors To Plot '08 Plans

Politico | Ben Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The wealthy Democrats and giant organizations that spent $135 million to make John Kerry president in 2004 are reaching into their pockets for another...

Romney Himself To Provide One Out Of Every Four Dollars In His Campaign War Chest

Washington Post | Matthew Mosk and Perry Bacon Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

When former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney closes the books on his latest campaign finance report today, it will reveal a slow but steady shift fr...