Politics Sep 03Biden fundraises from lobbyists despite pledge
The roughly $200,000 Biden has accepted from employees of major lobbying firms is far more than any of his rivals has received, according to a review of campaign finance data by The Associated Press.
Politics Aug 29Billionaire Democratic hopeful Steyer releases his taxes
Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer made well over a billion dollars over the last decade from holdings that not only include the hedge fund he founded, but also investments in Chinese private equity firms, tech startups, pharmaceutical companies and nursing…
Politics Aug 29Who made the next presidential debate and who didn’t
To appear on stage in Houston next month, they had to hit 2% in at least four approved public opinion polls while securing 130,000 unique donors.
Politics Aug 28Here are the 2020 candidates likely to miss the September debate
The window to qualify for the next debate is set to close at midnight.
Politics Aug 27Democrats spend big to draw small-dollar donors and make debate stage
A handful of Democratic White House hopefuls are racing against time to qualify for upcoming debates, trying desperately to meet the donor and polling targets.
Politics Aug 21Outside money flows into race for Susan Collins’ Senate seat
Democrats vowed last year to make Republican Sen. Susan Collins pay for her vote confirming Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, and Republicans have promised to defend her.
Politics Aug 20Democrats are spending millions to take back state legislatures
Democratic donors who gave little to nothing to down-ballot races in the past are cutting large checks to groups focused on state races.
Politics Jul 04Biden raises $21.5 million but trails Buttigieg in fundraising
Former Vice President Joe Biden has raised $21.5 million since launching his White House bid in late April. Buttigieg raised $24.8 million in the second quarter.
Politics Jul 012020 presidential candidates at risk of being cut from debates
Short on support and money and bound by tough party rules, once soaring politicians may soon be seen as also-rans.
Politics Jul 01Democrat Pete Buttigieg says he raised $24 million in 2nd quarter
Buttigieg was the first White House contender to announce his fundraising numbers for the quarter.