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  1. scandals
    What We Know About Louis DeJoy’s Campaign Finance ScandalThe postmaster general allegedly operated an illegal “straw-donor” scheme at his former company.
  2. first person
    Melania Trump’s Ex-BFF Tells (Almost) AllStephanie Winston Wolkoff thought Trumpworld conspired to destroy her reputation. The First Lady told her, “Don’t be so dramatic.”
  3. vision 2020
    Buttigieg Campaign Says It Raised $24.7 Million in the Fourth Quarter of 2019The impressive fourth quarter brings his haul for the year to $76 million.
  4. vision 2020
    Groups Unaffiliated With Trump Are Still Fundraising Using His Name: ReportPACs unaffiliated with Trump have raised $46 million in the 2020 cycle to the chagrin of his campaign, which sees fundraising as a zero-sum game.
  5. vision 2020
    January Debate Criteria May Winnow Democratic Field Some MoreThe DNC rejects demands for a relaxation of qualifying criteria and for more podiums on the stage.
  6. 2020 elections
    Is Steve King Finally Running Out of Money and Luck?The old racist’s prospects for reelection don’t look great, but he has exceeded expectations before.
  7. vision 2020
    Which Democratic Presidential Candidates Have Qualified for the First Debates?Twenty candidates have already made the cut, thanks to their standing in the polls or grassroots fundraising.
  8. vision 2020
    Biden’s Shock-and-Awe Strategy for 2020 Race Smells Like Jeb’s in 2016Jeb Bush offers an eternal cautionary tale for early front-runners with ideological baggage.
  9. vision 2020
    Buttigieg Buzz Buoyed by Blockbuster Fundraising HaulMayor Pete’s done well in the polls and in the money hunt, but has a ways to go in order to be a truly viable candidate.
  10. vision 2020
    Elizabeth Warren’s Big-Donor Ban Isn’t Paying Off — YetShe’s being out-raised, and her finance director reportedly resigned over her pledge to avoid big-money fundraisers and bundlers.
  11. vision 2020
    What Beto Backlash? Fundraising Haul Undercuts Reports of a Disastrous LaunchDespite negative reactions among journalists and on Twitter, his campaign raised $6.1 million in the first 24 hours, beating Bernie Sanders’s record.
  12. 2018 midterms
    Why a Democratic Fundraising Edge Didn’t Matter in ‘16 — and Why It Matters NowAll of Hillary Clinton’s money didn’t save her in 2016. But in the midterm, a Democratic dollar advantage is, at the least, widening the battlefield.
  13. 2020 election
    Trump Has Already Raised More Than $100 Million for 2020Democrats have a lot of catching up to do.
  14. Ted Cruz Raised Less Money Than His Democratic Challenger Last QuarterBeto O’Rourke took in $2.4 million last quarter — without taking a cent from corporate PACs.
  15. Democratic Challengers to House GOP Incumbents Raising Some Serious DoughIt’s one of many straws in the wind for 2018, but an awful lot of House GOP incumbents are drawing opponents who are raising money. Some will retire.
  16. It’s Too Early for Democrats to Freak Out Over FundraisingWhile the DNC is struggling to keep up with the RNC in fundraising, other sources of campaign financing are more balanced, and it’s very early yet.
  17. Heading Into Stretch in Georgia Special Election, Money No Problem for OssoffNor is it for his Republican rival in what is already the most expensive House race in U.S. history.
  18. Donald Trump Has Lost the Faith of His Biggest Donor — HimselfMaybe Trump still thinks he can win. But a new FEC report shows he wouldn’t put money on it. (And neither would his children).
  19. Donald Trump Says Hillary Clinton Is Raising ‘Blood Money’The GOP nominee explains that his failure to raise money proves he can’t be bought.
  20. today in donald trump
    Donald Trump’s May Financial Report Is Embarrassingly BadHe raised just $3.1 million in May — and 20 percent of his expenditures went to businesses he owns.
  21. Trump Thinks He Can Win in November on the Strength of Free Media AloneTrump told Bloomberg he won’t need to raise much money because he gets “so much publicity.” But the kind of publicity that won him the primary will lose him the general.
  22. early and often
    Donald Trump Still Hasn’t Solved His Fundraising ProblemHow will a campaign without a finance committee fundraise for the general election?
  23. Democratic Socialist Still Best Capitalist in RaceBernie Sanders raised $44 million in March, likely out-raising Clinton for the third straight month.
  24. Donald Trump Cut Campaign Spending in FebruaryTrump decreased his campaign spending last month, even as all of his opponents increased theirs.
  25. The Best Way to Raise Money for Bernie Sanders Is to Attack HimWhat doesn’t kill Bernie Sanders only makes him better-funded.
  26. bernie’s bucks
    Bernie Sanders Makes a MillionBut he’s still got less cash money than Hillary.
  27. 2016
    Hillary Clinton Has Been Raising Record Amounts of MoneyHer presidential campaign has raised around $45 million since April. 
  28. everybody gets a presidential candidate!
    Ted Cruz Raises $1 Million in a Single DayDon’t get too excited. We have at least one month more of presidential announcements to go before we’re done.
  29. Presidential Candidates No Longer Making Millionaires Feel Like a Million BucksMost of the people I talk to are kind of rolling their eyes and saying, “You know, we just don’t count anymore.”
  30. political theater
    Impeachment Mania Is Sweeping Both PartiesBut it makes John Boehner a grumpy man.
  31. the racie for gracie
    Who Got the Best Deal on Primary Votes?Not John Catsimatidis!
  32. sad things
    New York City Opera’s Fund-Raising Drive Is Not Going WellIt has less than a quarter of the $7 million it needs by tomorrow.
  33. rising stars
    That Filibuster Was Good to Wendy Davis’s Bottom LineShe’s raised $1.2 million since.
  34. fundraising
    Rand Paul Now Just Screwing With Chris Christie, Peter KingPlans a fund-raising visit after mocking them.
  35. campaign cash
    Obama Continues Fund-raising, Though He’s Never Running AgainHopefully he enjoyed that five-month break.
  36. george mcdonald
    Breaking Campaign Finance Laws on Purpose Makes for Poor Fund-raisingA mayoral candidate’s unique strategy backfires.
  37. inauguration 2013
    President Obama’s Second Inaugural Committee Is Still a Little Short They need at least $10 million more from donors.
  38. campaign cash
    Romney and Obama Raised an Absurd Amount of Money in 2012They couldn’t even spend all of it.
  39. campaign cash
    ‘47 Percent’ Fund-raiser Host Plans Romney EventSpecial guest: a very tight-lipped Paul Ryan.
  40. money primary
    Romney Widens Cash Advantage, Now Has $62 Million More Than ObamaThe Republican nominee’s money lead has more than doubled since last month.
  41. fund-raising
    Monday’s Rush Hour Will Be Especially Bad Guess who will be back in town?
  42. fun-raising
    Obama Fund-raiser Sparks ‘Total Insanity,’ Wine Shortages in West VillageResidents were trapped in their cushy apartments, forced to walk several blocks out of their way.
  43. friends in high places
    Which Celebrity Should Host Obama’s Next Fund-raiser?Young people can’t relate to Anna Wintour for some reason.
  44. early and often
    You May Now Make Political Donations via Text MessagePer an FEC ruling on Monday.
  45. barack obama
    Obama to Deliver Commencement Address at Barnard CollegeWhere he’ll receive a medal of distinction.
  46. fundraising
    Obama Seeks to Shore Up the Jewish VoteThe president said that no ally is more important than the state of Israel.
  47. important ceilings
    This Whole Debt-Ceiling Debacle Has Been Very Good for Politicians’ Bottom LinesIf not the country’s.
  48. gop 2012
    The Money Metric: How GOP Candidates Are DoingEarly fund-raising figures show a slow-starting GOP field.
  49. early and often
    Obama Expected to Rake in $4 Million From City VisitHe’s still got the magic.
  50. joetorious
    Joe Biden Fund-raises Out of Pure Love for the GameHe loves to schmooze, but he’s not a huge draw on the donation circuit.
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