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Democratic Fundraising

Obama, Biden Trying To Help Out Fellow Dems

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 02.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and top Democrats are ramping up their 2014 fundraising push, hoping to give a boost to fellow Democrats co...

Ashley Alman

Obama Fundraiser In Philadelphia Sets Million-Dollar Goal

HuffingtonPost.com | Ashley Alman | Posted 11.14.2013 | Politics

President Obama's fundraiser in Philadelphia Thursday night, hosted by a pair of business executives, is aiming to raise a million dollars for the the...

Terry McAuliffe's Thank You Note Knows Its Priorities

The Huffington Post | Howard Fineman | Posted 11.06.2013 | Politics

You have to hand it to "The Macker" -- the not always affectionate nickname for Virginia Gov.-elect Terry McAuliffe (D). Having risen to wealth and no...

Paul Blumenthal

Dem Super PAC Raises Big Money

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 06.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The main super PAC supporting House Democrats reported raising more than $1 million in less than six weeks during April and May. Hous...

Biden Makes Trip To Key 2016 States

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 05.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Vice President Joe Biden will headline major Democratic fundraisers in South Carolina and Michigan, two states that could play a ma...

Republicans Outpace Dems In New Year

AP | Posted 02.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Republican National Committee is starting 2013 with a financial advantage over its Democratic rivals. The RNC raised $6.9 million i...

DCCC Hopes '47 Percent' Comments Will Help Them Take Back House

The Huffington Post | Ian Gray | Posted 09.21.2012 | Politics

Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee chairman Steve Israel said Friday he thinks the party can use GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney's comme...

Sam Stein

The Obama Campaign Embraces Super PACs, Despite Russ Feingold's Efforts

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 09.11.2012 | Politics

The debate over how Democrats should approach the proliferation of super PACs in the 2012 election cycle is over, and the voices of morality have lost...

Paul Blumenthal

Corporate Lobbies, Super PACs Troll DNC For Donors

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 09.05.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- "Jeff Bridges, eat your heart out!" yelled Martin O'Malley, clad in a black t-shirt and jeans, before launching into a raucous Iris...

Jennifer Bendery

Nancy Pelosi Raises Millions Ahead Of Democratic Convention

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 09.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) raised $6.8 million in August, her office revealed just ahead of the Democratic National C...

Wealthy Dems Squeamish About Donating To Obama Super PACs

The New Republic | Alec MacGillis | Posted 06.23.2012 | Politics

IN EARLY JUNE, a small group of Barack Obama's top fund-raisers gathered for an urgent meeting in a bar on Chicago's Michigan Avenue. They had been su...

Nancy Pelosi: 'Just Win, Baby'

ABC/Yahoo! News | Posted 05.15.2012 | Politics

Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., became the most powerful woman in American history when she was sworn in as Speaker of the House in 2007. She lost that p...

Desperately Seeking Their Own Rove

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

By Peter H. Stone Center for Public Integrity Democrats are in a defensive crouch. They have no Karl Rove. Instead, they have David Brock, Bill Burt...

2010 Midterm Elections: Democrats Optimistic About Party Fundraising Efforts, Voter Turnout Operations

AP | LIZ SIDOTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ST. LOUIS — Vice President Joe Biden boldly predicted Friday that voters would reject a "Republican tea party" of extreme candidates and Democra...

Chuck Schumer Is New York's Fundraising Champion

nydailynews.com | By Michael Mcauliff | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

WASHINGTON - Andrew Cuomo may be on a record fund-raising pace, but he doesn't have the best-heeled campaign in New York. Chuck Schumer does. The D...

Hassan Nemazee, Democratic Fundraiser, Gets 12 Years In Prison

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A wealthy Manhattan investment banker and former top Democratic fundraiser was sentenced Thursday to 12 years in prison for defraudin...

Some House Dem Incumbents Lagging Challengers In Fundraising

Washington Independent | Rachel Rose Hartman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It's typical for sitting House members to outraise their prospective challengers, especially this far out from Election Day. They have the advantage o...

Sam Stein

DNC Raises $11.5 Million In October, Outpacing RNC

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Democratic National Committee raised $11.5 million during the month of October, a party source tells the Huffington Post. The haul, the source s...

Hassan Namezee, Democratic Fundraiser, Faces Fraud Allegations In NY

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Prosecutors have leveled new allegations against a wealthy fundraiser for Hillary Clinton and other top Democrats, claiming he paid b...

Dems Raise Money to "Send Cheney Packing" Back to Wyoming

Christina Bellantoni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christina Bellantoni

The DNC is going after Dick Cheney with a new fundraising pitch -- asking supporters to donate money for a one-way bus ticket to send the former vice president back to Wyoming.

Dems Take Out $10 Million Credit Line To Fund Wave

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Hoping to maximize congressional gains, the DNC is taking out a $10 million line of credit to split equally between the House and Senate campaign comm...

Obama Could Raise $500 Million In Final Two Months Of Campaign

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Barack Obama's decision to forgo public financing for his presidential campaign clears the way for him to outspend Sen. John McCain by 3-to-1 or ...

Democrats Struggling To Finance Convention

New York Times | LESLIE WAYNE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Democratic Party is struggling to raise money for its convention in Denver on Aug. 25-28, with fund-raising by the host committee falling far shor...

Drawn-Out Primary Fight Will Weaken Crucial DNC Fundraising Efforts

Huffington Post | Thomas Edsall and Amanda Michel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

DNC Executive Director Tom McMahon issued a response to this article, which you can find at the end of this post. The longer the primary fight betwe...

Democrats' 08 Election Problem: Too Many GOP Targets

Politico | John Bresnahan and Josh Kraushaar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee began the year with lots of money, some promising recruits and the political winds in its favor. But ...