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Colorado Senate Race: Small Donations Changing Face Of Campaigns On Both Sides

The Denver Post | Burt Hubbard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver


Illinois Senate: Special Election Could Mean Fundraising Bonanza

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

It now appears almost certain that there will be a special election for Illinois' U.S. Senate seat simultaneous with the general election on November ...

Michael Bennet, Colorado's "Stapler Guy" (VIDEO)

Mary Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Mary Smith

The campaign of U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., has had some funky fundraising the past couple months, including a reported pass-the-hat event i...

Quinn Trailing Brady In Fundraising

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Brady raised more money than Gov. Quinn in campaign contributions for the second quarter of the year, bringing...

Fundraising in Rural America

Teresa Huizar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Teresa Huizar

All too often, when we think of fundraising, we focus on efforts and resources that are only applicable to metropolitan settings. Foundations are likely to be located in cities and traditional fundraisers cater to an urban crowd.

Eight Congressmen Under Investigation For Fundraisers Held Before House Vote On Financial Reform

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Lawmakers take contributions every day from corporate executives and lobbyists hoping for their votes. The question of whether that represents busines...

Michael Bennet Raised $1.24 Million In Second Quarter

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Senator Michael Bennet reported another impressive fundraising quarter this week, adding another $1.24 million to his already-formidable total. Benne...

John Hickenlooper Doubles Up Scott McInnis In June Fundraising

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

John Hickenlooper raised more than twice as much money in the month of June as his likely Republican opponent, Scott McInnis. The campaign reports ...

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...

Arthur Delaney

Bill To Ban Members Of Congress From Becoming Lobbyists Wins Cosponsor In Senate | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A long-shot proposal to ban former members of Congress from K Street for life won a cosponsor on Monday in Montana Democrat Sen. Jon Tester. "From an...

Greensburg, Kansas: From Green-town to Clean-town

Michael DeJong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Read More: Project Explore, Baking Soda, Eco-Environment, Donor Fatigue, Twilight Theatre, U.S. Department of Energy, Eco-Innovation, Green Economy, Usda, National Renewable Energy Lab, Country Music, PF Waterworks, Dorothy Gale, Twister, Vegetable Gardens, Fema, Leed, TADgreen Inc, Green Cleaners, Spirit of Greensburg Committee, Clorox Company, Man-Made-Disasters, White Vinegar, Clorox, Green Economies, Survivors, Ralph Appelbaum, Green Cleaning, Cooling, Small Business, Caroma USA, Clorox-Company, Bauer Power, Sichuan Provence, Kansas Housing Resources Corporation, Fund-Raising, Salt, Small Businesses, Leed-Certified-Home, Eco-Toxins, General Motors, Discovery Channel, Greensburg/GreenTown, Ground-Source Cooling, Sustainable German Technology, Borax, Meadowlark House, Global-Economy, OCW Foundation, AT&T, Rebuilding, Samoa Tsunami, China Earthquake, Education and Outreach, Clean Infrastructure, Outdoor Eco-Environments, Environmentally Conscious, Pollutants, Greensburg Kansas, Volcanic Ash, The Green Economy, Usde, Natural Home Magazine, Global Economy, German Technology, Discovery Communications, The Wizard of Oz, 9/11, Outreach, Eco-Friendly, Silo Eco-Home, Pollutant, Kansas, USDA-Rural Development, Office Depot, Sustainable Technology, Eco Friendly, EF Scale, OneCleanWorld Foundation, Big Well Museum, Environmental Sustainability, Sun Chips, Enhanced Fujita, Advocacy, Big Green Box, Fund Raising, One Clean World Foundation, Sterling-Publishing, Green-Economy, Sears, Outdoor Eco-Environment, Mother Earth News, EF5 Tornado, Natural-Home-Magazine, 24-Hour News Cycle, Environmental-Sustainability, Commercial Cleanser, Education, Green Infrastructure, Tsunami, Green Dwellings, Kiowa County Commons, Solar Hot Water, Wind Turbines, Tornado, Greensburg-Kansas, Conscious Living, Vinegar, Kiowa County, Kansas Tornado, Toxins, Disaster-Victims, Schmidt/Manlier Family, Green Buildings, Richard Haymes, Leed-Certified Home, Public Health, Greensburg 2020, Tropical Cyclone, Eco-Home, Commercial Cleaners, Sterling Publishing, Kiowa County United, Clean: the Humble Art of Zen-Cleansing, George Jones, Green Industry, Rooftop Gardens, Fundraising, Cleaning, Viega, ef5, Ocwf, Bnim, Green News
Michael DeJong

After a tornado destroyed 95% of the town, Greensburg, Kansas reinvented itself by striving to become the greenest community imaginable.

McInnis Spends Nearly As Much As He Raises During First Filing Period Of 2010

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Colorado Gubernatorial candidate Scott McInnis, released his campaign's first quarter fundraising report Monday, and the likely Republican nominee has...

Lucia Graves

Founding Fathers Crash Corporate Fundraisers | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Volunteers dressed up as George Washington, Ben Franklin, Thomas Jefferson and Betsy Ross took to the streets in a trolley tour of congressional fundr...

John Hickenlooper Raises $1.1 Million During First Quarter In Governor's Race

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper announced Thursday that his campaign raised $1.1 million in the first quarter of 2010. That's more money than Hickenlo...

The Gift and the Giver Part 1: Everybody Loves Bradley

Tracy Shaffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Tracy Shaffer

Everyone with a brain, a newspaper, a neighbor or an Internet connection knows the economy has tanked. The ripple effect on the non-profit and philanthropic worlds is clear.

New Study: Liberals More Open Than Conservatives Online

Ari Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ari Melber

Why have America's blogospheres diverged so much by ideology, in such a short time? A new survey proposes a historical theory for the Democrats' current edge online.

Arthur Delaney

Republican Senators Have Taken More Wall Street Cash Than Dems Over Last 6 Years | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The 41 Senate Republicans who signed a letter of opposition to the Democratic financial regulatory reform bill have on average received 25 percent mor...

A New Kind of Investing: The Philanthropy Secretariat in Liberia

Rahim Kanani | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rahim Kanani

After 14 years of civil war, Liberia's democracy is just beginning to turn a new page, and a group of strategic international philanthropists are hoping to play a role in catalyzing that process.

Goldman's Great Return on Lobbying: An ROI Analysis

Bill Donius | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Donius

The $31 million that Goldman made individual and PAC political contributions since 1989 pales in consideration with their return of $13 billion over the same period.

Jason Linkins

Scott Brown Struggles To Explain His Position On Wall Street Reform | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The financial regulatory reform bill: Brown's against it. But when pressed for details as to his position, he comes off as deeply confused.

Modern Day Philanthropy: Creating a Winning Exchange

Marvin Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Marvin Epstein

Charities are now more than ever forced to seek new and creative fund-raising opportunities in order to accomplish their mission.

Obama Jokes About Tax Day Protests At Miami Fundraiser

AP / Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MIAMI - President Barack Obama said Thursday he's amused by the anti-tax tea party protests that have been taking place around Tax Day. Obama told a ...

Ken Buck Raises $218,791 In First Quarter, Including $100,000 Loan

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Colorado Senate candidate and darling of the Tea Party movement Ken Buck was unable to parlay a surprising caucus victory into fundraising momentum du...

Gardner Pulls In Record Haul,

The Fort Collins Coloradoan | Robert Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Republican congressional front-runner Cory Gardner raised more than $273,000 in the first quarter of the year, a record for a challenger in Colorado's...

Sweet Charity

David Dean Bottrell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
David Dean Bottrell

There have been a lot of news stories lately about celebrities showing up to raise awareness and funds for some of the areas of the world that have be...