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Obama Small Donors

Mitt Romney Has Best Small Donor Month

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 03.08.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney's campaign announced earlier today that he had raised $11.5 million in February. In its release, the campaign stated that since April ...

Paul Blumenthal

Obama Getting More Small Donors Then Ever | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 02.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The 2012 election is shaping up as the election of big money power. Super PACs, accepting unlimited contributions from billionaires,...

Once Some Of Obama's Most Loyal 2008 Backers Now 'Disappointed,' 'Bewildered'

The New York Times | Nicholas Confessore ONFESSORE | Posted 11.25.2011 | Politics

They were once among President Obama’s most loyal supporters and a potent symbol of his political brand: voters of moderate means who dug deep for t...

Sue 'Em Back to the Stone Age: The RNC Files Suit to Reverse the Small Donor Revolution

Monica Youn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Monica Youn

Last week, a panel of the D.C. federal court heard arguments in a case where the RNC is seeking to turn back the clock to a time before Obama's "small-donor revolution."

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.

Study: Obama's Small Donor Base Image A Myth

Los Angeles Times | Andrew Malcolm | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Everybody knows how President-elect Barack Obama's amazing campaign money machine was dominated by several million regular folks sending in hard-earne...

Study's Claim on the 'Myth' of Obama's Small Donor Base Is Itself a 'Myth'

Greg Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Greg Mitchell

A new CFI study disputes the "myth" that Obama rode a wave of small donations to victory. But buried in the report, are all the figures and arguments for showing that the CFI's "myth" is actually a myth.

Study: Obama's Small Donor Claims Off

USA Today | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Despite attracting millions of new contributors to his campaign, President-elect Barack Obama received about the same percentage of his total politica...

Seth Colter Walls

McCain Compares Obama Small Donor Issue To Ayers And ACORN | Seth Colter Walls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On a Monday conference call with reporters, McCain campaign manager Rick Davis worked hard to elevate the issue of Barack Obama's undisclosed small do...

Obama Forced To Return Suspicious Donations

Newsweek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Obama campaign has shattered all fund-raising records, raking in $458 million so far, with about half the bounty coming from donors who contribute...