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Obama Group Has Only Modest Success

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 06.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The advocacy group born out of President Barack Obama's campaign organization raised just under $4.9 million in its debut quarter, ...

A Look At Obama's Biggest Flip-Flops

Posted 01.30.2013 | Politics

Obama's Flip-Flops on Money in Politics: A Brief History by Justin Elliott ProPublica, Jan. 30, 2013, 3 p.m.When President Obama told supporters...

Sam Stein

Romney Transfers Money To Allied Committees While Obama Hoards It | Sam Stein | Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Mitt Romney campaign victory fund has transferred a total of $6 million to the National Republican Senatorial Committee and $6 milli...

Sam Stein

Obama Campaign Expects $100 Million Month From Romney | Sam Stein | Posted 06.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Top officials with President Obama's campaign warned in stark terms on Wednesday that they will be outspent by their Republican counterp...

Sam Stein

GOP Governors Get Millions More In Obama Health Care Grants | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration on Tuesday issued more than $45 million in new grants to various states for the implementation of the president...

Obama Releases Financial Disclosure Statement: White House Dog Valued At $1,600

AP | ERICA WERNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama raked in millions of dollars in book royalties in 2009 and got one very special $1,600 gift – his pet ...

Obama's First Vote: $350 Bailout Funds

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Seeking an early legislative victory, President-elect Barack Obama prevailed Thursday despite eroding Senate support for the financ...

What Today's Bailout Vote Says About the New Senate

David Sirota | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Sirota

What we've learned from today's bailout vote is that lots of our new senators - even those who campaigned as populists - are already under the spell of "the most exclusive club in the world."

Ryan Grim

TARP Vote: Obama Wins, Senate Effectively Approves $350 Billion | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Six Republicans joined with 45 Democrats and one Joe Lieberman to defeat a resolution that would have blocked the release of $350 billion in financial...

Obama Raised Over $500 Million Online During Campaign

Washington Post | Jose Antonio Vargas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama raised half a billion dollars online in his 21-month campaign for the White House, dramatically ushering in a new digital era in presiden...

Obama Raises $150 Million In September

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Barack Obama raised more than $150 million in September, a stunning and unprecedented eruption of political giving that has given h...

Obama Camp Chides Slacking Fundraisers

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama campaign finance chair Penny Pritzker and Democratic National Committee finance chair Phil Murphy have a message for some 45 high end sla...

Biden Knocks Palin In Lincoln Park

Chicago Sun-Times | Abdon M. Pallasch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Democratic vice-presidential nominee Joe Biden assured a crowd of donors in Lincoln Park Tuesday night that he would handle himself just fine in his d...

Obama Campaign Raises Over $51 Million In July

AP | BETH FOUHY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CHICAGO — Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama raised more than $51 million in July and the Democratic National Committee reported $27...

Can Obama Take Bush Country?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Politico reports that Obama will focus his sizable resources on fourteen states Bush won in 2004. Even in states he'll almost certainly lose, like...

Obama's Edge in Jeopardy: RNC Has $50 Million Cash Advantage

Talking Points Memo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Here are some new fundraising numbers that complicate the notion that Obama will have an enormous fundraising advantage over McCain this fall: The Rep...

Sam Stein

Obama Outspending Clinton 2.3 to 1 In Pennsylvania Ad Buys | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As the Pennsylvania primary approaches, Sen. Barack Obama has tapped into an unmatched wealth of financial resources in an effort to deliver the elect...

Obama Raises More Than $40 Million In March

Politico | Ben Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Yet another success of lowered expectations, and well-concealed numbers, as Obama announces his fundraising numbers for March. The campaign says he r...

Obama Raises Twice As Much As Clinton

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Barack Obama raked in $40 million in March, leaving Hillary Rodham Clinton and her $20 million in the fundraising dust and stuffing...