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Arthur Delaney

Rep. Becerra Skips Ice Cream Fundraiser For Health Care Vote

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As the House Committee on Ways and Means wrangled over health care reform legislation on Thursday, one of the panel's members, Rep. Xavier Becerra (D-...

Sarah Palin Fundraising Driven By Small Donors

Five Thirty Eight | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sarah Palin's political action committee -- SarahPAC -- raised $733,000 in the first half of the year and is set to push past $1 million in the wake o...

Anti-Palin Fundraising E-Mail Raises $100,000 In One Day

The Plumline | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Wow, it looks like Sarah Palin is one heck of a prolific fundraiser -- for the left, that is. A fundraising email that MoveOn blasted out yesterday a...

Dems To Raise Funds Directly Through Twitter

The Atlantic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The new tech wave in politics is now going a step further: Democrats are raising money directly on Twitter....

Dems to Air Sad Health Care Stories to Push Obama Plan

Christina Bellantoni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christina Bellantoni

There's no way of knowing yet if these real stories will make the difference this time around. But the White House thinks it's a winning strategy since it is, after all, one Obama used successfully during the election.

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.

End the Money Chase, Get Back to the Business of Governing

Bob Kerrey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Kerrey

You say you want to serve your country in Congress? Show me the money. Otherwise, you will be shown the door.

Authorities Pose No Obstacle to Shady AIDS Charity

ProPublica | Posted 09.30.2014 | Healthy Living
ProPublica

The case is a window into the fractured and often ineffective oversight of nonprofits.

Just Say NO to Fundraising Requests from Politicians

Lawrence Lessig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lawrence Lessig

It's that time of the year again. Every quarter, just as the FEC reporting deadlines approach, politicians go on a mad scramble for last-minute donations.

Dems Out-Fundraise GOP By Millions In May

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Democratic National Committee pulled in roughly $8.35 million last month, outpacing the $5.7 million raised by its Republican counterpart....

Gays To Obama: "If Not Now, When?"

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The political reality is that -- especially for contentious issues -- there is a very small window for presidents to get things done.

Arlen Specter's Desperate Fundraising Tactics

Senate Guru | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Senate Guru

{First, a cheap plug for my blog Senate Guru.} Arlen Specter appears even more desperate as his fundraising pleas are getting ever more shameless. Y...

Cancer Research Website Really Arlen Specter Campaign Fundraiser

Senate Guru | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Senate Guru

Critics say the layout of specterforthecure.com itself obscures the fact that what looks like a solicitation for medical research is really just a campaign cash come-on.

Michele Bachmann's Minnesota Race A Gift That Keeps Giving -- To Democrats

CQ Politics | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Who was the biggest donor to the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee in March, transferring $250,000 to the House Democrats' campaign arm from...

Jason Linkins

Cantor Mocked On Fox News For Attending Britney Concert (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Fox And Friends had House Republican Whip Eric Cantor on this morning, where they launched a two pronged attack of uncritically accepting the House GO...

Jason Linkins

Congress Hard At Work Fundraising As Economy Collapses (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Via Crooks and Liars comes this extraordinary video report from the American News Project's Harry Hanbury. In it, Hanbury spends a day trooping aroun...

Capitol Hill: Parties All the Time

Harry Hanbury | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Harry Hanbury

You do not show up to a Congressional fundraiser with a video crew and ask to speak to a member of Congress or their staff. Even just for two minutes. But that's what I did.

Imagine the Reaction If It Were Olbermann

Mark Nickolas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Mark Nickolas

It's incredible how quickly CNBC is rivaling Fox News when it comes to conflicts of interest and as a bastion of biased and partisan news.

30% Drop In RNC Fundraising Under Steele

Mark Nickolas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Nickolas

While the RNC saw a 25 percent increase in January 2009 fundraising, compared to January 2007, its February 2009 fundraising was a 30 percent decrease compared to February 2007.

Encore: Ron Paul Plans Online Fundraiser Next Month On Boston Tea Party Anniversary

ABC News | Z. Byron Wolf | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

resh from the success of their Gunpowder Plot themed fundraising bomb, Ron Paul supporters are doing some brainstorming. Trolling around the Ron Pa...

The Army Of Unemployed: How The Laid-Off Can Change The World

Adlai Wertman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Adlai Wertman

Is this a time, though, where we can apply a basic math rule -- two negatives equal a positive? Could a large group of unemployed actually be good for the charities?

Guest Post by Jacob Harold -- The Nonprofit Marketplace: Getting Social Impact Bang For Our Philanthropic Bucks

Paul Brest | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Paul Brest

The nonprofit marketplace doesn't exhibit the single most essential characteristic of a well-functioning market: open exchange of high-quality information that helps people make good decisions.

Optics: The Great Party Pooper

Liz Neumark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Liz Neumark

Corporations are lying low; but the smart ones recognize the value of bringing people together in effective schmoozing.

At-Home Mothers & the National Service Track

Barri Gordon Waltcher | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Barri Gordon Waltcher

The type of volunteering that SAHM's tend to do -- tasks associated with PTAs, sports teams, etc -- is largely viewed as unskilled, with questionable economic value.

And A Naughty Monkey Shall Lead Them: Upcoming RNC Palin Wardrobe Auction?

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Don't be too surprised if Palin memorabilia becomes a "Republican stimulus package," so to speak.