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Mitt Romney Fundraising

Mitt Romney Says Campaign Finance Laws Limit Ability To Fight Negative Ads

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 07.18.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney argued in an interview Wednesday that the reason he is being bludgeoned in the ad wars is because campaign finance laws are effectively ty...

Romney Numbers Suggest Potential Ace In The Hole

Reuters | Posted 09.15.2012 | Politics

* Small portion of Romney donors have hit contribution limits * Suggests more large donations to come * 2012 election m...

Joshua Hersh

Romney Campaign Forced To Scrap $50,000 Per Plate Jerusalem Fundraiser On A Jewish Holiday

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 07.12.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney's presidential campaign has been forced to scrap a $50,000 per plate fundraiser scheduled to take place during his visit to Jerusalem beca...

Mitt Romney, RNC Raise $106.1 Million In June

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 07.09.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney, the Romney Victory Fund and the Republican National Committee raised $106.1 million in June, according to the Romney campaign. Together, ...

Romney Campaign Confuses With Venn Diagram

The Huffington Post | Ethan Klapper | Posted 07.03.2012 | Politics

Usually, Venn diagrams are an effective tool to show where two or three things do and do not overlap. Mitt Romney's campaign chose to use a Venn diagr...

Ryan Grim

Disgraced Banker Backs Away From Mitt Romney

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 07.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A disgraced London banker has rescinded an offer to co-host a high-dollar fundraiser for Mitt Romney, sparing the GOP hopeful the diffic...

Paul Blumenthal

Obama vs. Romney: Who Really Won Fundraising Fight After Health Care Ruling?

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 06.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the 24 hours since the Supreme Court handed down a 5-4 decision upholding the majority of the landmark Affordable Care Act, including...

WATCH: Stewart Mocks GOP Fundraising Strategy

The Huffington Post | Christine Friar | Posted 08.26.2012 | Comedy

After holding a swanky retreat in Park City, Utah this past weekend for people who made donations in the $250,000 range, Mitt Romney seems to be safel...

Newport Beach Slaps Mitt Romney With $10,000 Bill

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 06.27.2012 | Los Angeles

A Southern California surf town made political waves last May when city officials slapped the Obama re-election campaign with a $35,000 bill for secur...

Andrea Stone

Who Created VP Buzz at Romney Event?

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Stone | Posted 06.26.2012 | Politics

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice stole the show at a high-powered fundraiser for Mitt Romney this weekend in Utah, outshining an all-star li...

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 06.10.2012 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

This week, the ongoing impact of money on our politics made a starring appearance on the national stage. In Wisconsin, Governor Scott Walker fought off a bid to recall him, aided by an eight-to-one fundraising advantage over his Democratic opponent. In the presidential race, Mitt Romney's campaign announced it had raised nearly $77 million in May, close to $17 million more than the combined take of President Obama and the Democratic National Committee. The Obama camp trumpeted the fact that its average donation was just over $50, but admitted in a fundraising email: "We got beat." And a new poll showed that the approval rating for the Supreme Court, responsible for the super-PAC-unleashing Citizens United ruling, had dipped to a 25-year low, with three-quarters of Americans saying the justices allow personal or political views to influence their decisions. The justices will, of course, object. But if so... overruled.

Romney Campaign Gets Huge Cash Injection

AP | Posted 08.05.2012 | Politics

SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- Mitt Romney's two-day swing to Texas is giving his presidential campaign a $15 million boost. Romney supporter Ray Washburne to...

Romney Fundraiser Hosted By 'Abortive Pill' Maker's Chairman

Posted 05.10.2012 | Miami

Mitt Romney recently slammed the morning-after pill as an "abortive pill," but the Republican presidential candidate will be hobnobbing with its manuf...

Romney Campaign Shifts Focus

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 06.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A day after claiming the title of Republican presidential nominee, Mitt Romney moved aggressively Wednesday to coordinate with the ...

Sam Stein

Romney Fails To Turn Voter Contact Into Donor Cash

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 04.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In many of the states in which he waged a vigorous primary campaign, Mitt Romney has failed to convert that direct contact with voters i...

How the Romney Campaign Is Eluding Campaign Contribution Limits

John R. Talbott | Posted 06.23.2012 | Politics
John R. Talbott

Before you write your big check to Idaho, Mr. Banker, please understand that you may be part of a ploy to stealthily violate donation limits and move funds secretly in the dark of night to the more contested states.

Sam Stein

The Mitt Romney Campaign Fundraising Plan: Spend Money To Make Money

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 03.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sometime in early February, top aides to Mitt Romney realized they had a major problem on their hands. The presidential campaign was spe...

PHOTOS: Occupy Wall Street Holds 'One Percenters For Romney' Protest

Posted 03.15.2012 | New York

A Mitt Romney fundraiser brought Occupy Wall Street protestors back from the depths of winter for a protest outside the Waldorf-Astoria, where the pre...

Romney Has $7.3 Million On Hand, Has Not Donated To His Campaign

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 03.08.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney's presidential campaign announced on Thursday that it had ended the month of February with roughly $7.3 million, all without the former Ma...

Mitt Romney Raised $11.5 Million In February, Says Campaign Official

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 03.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A spokeswoman for former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney announced Wednesday that Romney raised $11.5 million in February, his second...

Sam Stein

Mitt Romney Burn Rate Hurts Campaign In Critical Stretch

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 02.24.2012 | Politics

If January's trend lines held through February, Mitt Romney's presidential campaign ran out of money two days ago. The former Massachusetts govern...

Defiant GOP Candidate Could Face Problems Ahead

AP | RICHARD LARDNER | Posted 04.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Despite criticism of Fannie Mae by Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, his campaign accepted nearly $280,000 in donation...

Aaron Bycoffe

INTERACTIVE GRAPHIC: Obama, Romney Rake It In

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Bycoffe | Posted 07.15.2014 | Politics

Presidential candidates have combined to raise more than $275 million this cycle, preparing for a campaign likely to be the costliest ever. The can...

Paul Blumenthal

ELECTION 2012: Follow The Fundraising Race

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 01.31.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On Jan. 31, candidate campaign committees and super PACs revealed how much money they raised and where they spent it during the final th...

Romney Nets His Best Fundraising Quarter Yet

AP | KASIE HUNT | Posted 03.12.2012 | Politics

MANCHESTER, N.H. — Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney raised $24 million during the last three months of 2011. Romney's campaign ann...