Politics Oct 20How Trump plowed through $1 billion, losing cash advantage
President Donald Trump’s sprawling political operation has raised well over $1 billion since he took the White House in 2017 — and set a lot of it on fire.
Politics Oct 17Headwinds for Trump in bid to repeat Upper Midwest victories
The Trump campaign has largely retreated from the TV advertising in the Midwest, shifting much of its money to Sun Belt states such as Florida, North Carolina, Arizona and Georgia, as well as Pennsylvania.
Politics Oct 022020 election spending poised to reach nearly $11 billion
A new reports says candidates running for federal office and political action committees will spend nearly $11 billion dollars during the 2020 election cycle, a jaw-dropping sum that will far surpass what campaigns have spent in the past.
Politics Aug 27Watchdog groups say convention appearances broke Hatch Act
Two White House officials violated the Hatch Act by participating in events aired during this week's Republican National Convention. That's according to two separate ethics complaints filed by government watchdog groups.
Politics Aug 20Embattled postal leader is a Trump donor with deep GOP ties
A Republican megadonor with significant financial stakes in companies that compete with the post office, DeJoy's short tenure as postmaster general has been marred by controversial policies.
Politics Aug 14Major U.S. postal workers union endorses Biden for president
The National Association of Letter Carriers, which represents 300,000 current and retired workers, said Thursday that Trump's longstanding hostility to the mail-delivering agency has heightened during the pandemic.
Politics Jul 07Trump donors among early recipients of coronavirus loans
As much as $273 million in federal coronavirus aid was awarded to more than 100 companies that are owned or operated by major donors to President Donald Trump's election efforts.
Politics Jun 15Biden posts massive $81 million cash influx for May
The amount suggests that Biden won't have difficulty raising the cash needed to compete with Trump, even in the midst of a pandemic that has tanked markets, forced many out of work, or otherwise crimped peoples' ability to spend.
Nation Apr 17Pro-Trump protesters push back on stay-at-home orders
In places like Oklahoma, Texas and Virginia, small-government groups, supporters of President Donald Trump, anti-vaccine advocates and others have united behind a deep suspicion of efforts to shut down daily life to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
Economy Apr 14Cities, counties fear losing out on U.S. virus rescue funding
The $2.2 trillion federal rescue package could fail to deliver badly needed financial aid to thousands of smaller cities and counties where a majority of Americans live, according to documents and interviews with local officials.