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Democratic Super PACs Gaining Steam

Reuters | Posted 12.21.2012 | Politics

* Pro-Obama group out-raised pro-Romney group in September * Second strong month for Democratic spending groups * Republ...

Sam Stein

Obama Makes First Donation To His Campaign | Sam Stein | Posted 07.31.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a fundraising email released on Tuesday, President Barack Obama announced that he has made his first donation to his own campaign. Th...

Obama's Weird Request Of Wedding Guests

Posted 06.27.2012 | Weddings

What do you register for if you're the couple who already has it all? How about a campaign donation? President Obama's campaign recently set up ...

Sam Stein

Mitt Romney's Solyndra Attack Has A Few Hitches | Sam Stein | Posted 05.31.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney made a surprise campaign stop on Thursday at the headquarters of Solyndra, the California-based solar technology company tha...

Sam Stein

Billionaire-Backed Conservative Groups Paint Obama As Wall Street Stooge | Sam Stein | Posted 05.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The conservative super PAC American Crossroads debuted a new web ad on Tuesday that attacks President Barack Obama for a litany of waste...

More Details On Obama's West Coast Visit

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 10.31.2011 | Los Angeles

UPDATE: The Hollywood Reporter has more details on President Obama's visit to Los Angeles in September. The first of his two Hollywood events will tak...

Obama Seeks To Win Back Wall Street Cash

New York Times | NICHOLAS CONFESSORE | Posted 08.13.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- A few weeks before announcing his re-election campaign, President Obama convened two dozen Wall Street executives, many of them longtime...

Why Wall Street Donors Are Abandoning Obama: Andrew Ross Sorkin | ANDREW ROSS SORKIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

But what is surprising is that some of the president's biggest supporters have so publicly derided his policies, even at the risk of hurting their abi...

Obama Campaign Rewrites Fundraising Rules by Selling Merchandise

Off The Bus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Off The Bus

One under-reported aspect of the Obama campaign's fundraising prowess is its strategy to charge most of its supporters for campaign paraphernalia. The strategy -- both innovative and controversial -- is a boon to the campaign, raising the number of low-dollar donors and motivating supporters to volunteer more often.

Buy Me A Drink? I'll Take A Charitini

Rachel Sklar | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rachel Sklar

Tonight, I've planned a birthday party with a twist: Instead of plying me with drinks 'til I'm wobbly, I've invited friends and colleagues to donate the equivalent sum to some of my favorite charities.

Obama Reaches 2 Million Donors

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama's campaign has been encouraging supporters to "make history" by helping the campaign pass the 2,000,000 donor mark. Today they reached th...

Sam Stein

More Than $1 Billion Donated So Far To Presidential Candidates | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A milestone in the intersection of money and politics was reached last month: more than $1 billion has been donated to candidates running for the Whit...

Sam Stein

Obama Tax Returns: Low On Story Lines And Charity Donations | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Barack Obama released seven years of prior tax return documents on Tuesday. And a review of the records reveals several newsworthy, albeit minor,...