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Obama Bundlers

Paul Blumenthal

You Didn't Pay Attention To Money In Politics In 2013, So We Boiled Down The Whole Year For You | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The year after a presidential election, fewer people focus on campaign finance issues, but 2013 was well worth your attention. There wer...

Soap Opera Producer Tapped for Top Diplomatic Post

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

President Barack Obama has nominated one of his top fundraisers in Hollywood to be the next U.S. ambassador to Hungary, the White House announced Wednesday night.

Obama Taps Goldman Sachs Executive as Ambassador to Canada

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 11.20.2013 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

A veteran Goldman Sachs & Co. executive and major fundraiser for President Barack Obama has been nominated as the next ambassador to Canada -- the latest in a parade of big-dollar campaign backers slated to represent U.S. interests abroad.

Janell Ross

Latino Bundlers: A Potent Force in the Obama Campaign | Janell Ross | Posted 09.06.2012 | Latino Voices

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The din of clinking glasses, drink orders and the sounds of men and women exchanging business cards and Twitter handles spilled dow...

Jason Linkins

New York Post Wrongly Calls Obama Bundler A 'Gay-Porn Kingpin?' | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.26.2012 | Politics

According to the New York Post, President Barack Obama's recent appearance in Portland was organized by a "gay-porn kingpin." The paper is referring t...

White House pulls ambassador-nominee accused of drunk driving

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

By Fred Schulte and Michael BeckeliWatch NewsThe White House has withdrawn the nomination of Washington attorney Timothy M. Broas -- a top Obama campa...

Howard Fineman

Key Obama 2008 Fundraising Bundlers Missing This Time, Enjoying Ambassadorships | Howard Fineman | Posted 06.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON –- In politics, as in life, no good deed goes unpunished. Just ask President Barack Obama. Facing a tidal wave super PAC spending fro...

Jason Linkins

Conservative Website Freaks Out Over Obama Fundraiser Who Made Striptease Video | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.23.2012 | Politics

The Washington Free Beacon -- which, if you don't happen to be playing the home game version of Washington's blog soap opera, was conceived of as a co...

1 In 6 Obama Bundlers Are Gay

The Washington Post | George F. Will May 5, 2012 | Posted 07.08.2012 | Politics

When asked about his views on same-sex marriage, Vice President Biden said he is "absolutely comfortable" with men marrying men and women marrying wom...

Jennifer Bendery

Bundlers' Ball: Donors Invited To White House Party Collectively Gave $10.9 Million To 2012 Campaign | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 04.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- There are two lessons to be learned from the past month when it comes to donating money to powerful political leaders: You can't ask peo...

Joy Resmovits

Who's Funding Michelle Rhee? | Joy Resmovits | Posted 03.09.2012 | Education

Politics is once again making strange bedfellows. A top Mitt Romney supporter and one of Barack Obama's wealthier contributors have a common cause: Th...

Obama's bundler total exceeds $74 million

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 04.01.2012 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

By Aaron Mehta, Fred Schulte and Elizabeth Lucas, iWatch NewsPresident Barack Obama's campaign added 90 new big-money bundlers in the fourth quarter, ...

Paul Blumenthal

Obama Bundlers Bring The Big Bucks | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.15.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The re-election campaign of President Barack Obama has a wide base of small-dollar donors and a small base of big-dollar bundlers. A tot...

Solyndra Investor Had Three White House Meetings on Energy Policy

The Sunlight Foundation | Posted 12.04.2011 | Politics
The Sunlight Foundation

This post was written by Bill Allison, editorial director of the Sunlight Foundation. George B. Kaiser, the Obama campaign bundler and Tulsa oilman w...

Sam Stein

GOP Presidential Field More Secretive Than Bush On Top Donors | Sam Stein | Posted 09.18.2011 | Politics

With Reporting By Paul Blumenthal WASHINGTON -- The second quarter for presidential fundraising has come and gone and one thing remains conspicuou...

Politically-connected LightSquared wins approval for wireless Internet plan despite GPS disruption concerns

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 09.18.2011 | Technology
The Center for Public Integrity

By John Aloysius Farrell and Fred Schulte, iWatch News When the Federal Communications Commission granted LightSquared Inc. expedited approval t...

Sam Stein

Chicago Olympic Committee Members Bundled Nearly $2M For Obama Campaign | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As President Barack Obama gets set to travel to Copenhagen Thursday night to make the case that Chicago should host the 2016 Olympics, good government...

Big-Dollar Donors Are Major Force in Obama Campaign

New York Times | Michael Drew and Christopher Luo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In an effort to cast himself as independent of the influence of money on politics, Senator Barack Obama often highlights the campaign contributions of...

Sam Stein

Obama Walking Political, Personal Tightrope On Olympics Boycott | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Barack Obama has been attempting to walk a political tightrope over how he believes President Bush should approach the upcoming Olympic Games in ...