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Obama wraps up California campaign fundraising trip

Obama wraps up California campaign fundraising trip

President Barack Obama on Saturday wrapped up a week that saw him raise campaign money for Democrats on both coasts. Obama attended a “round table” discussion at the home of…

Obama raising money for Democrats in California

Obama raising money for Democrats in California

President Barack Obama is on a three-day fundraising swing through California and what he says at some of his stops will be anybody’s guess. Two of the four events he’s…

Big bucks Boehner raises millions and millions

Big bucks Boehner raises millions and millions

House Speaker John Boehner’s fundraising skills are in a class of their own, helping him raise more than $43 million for accounts under his direct control and helping to raise…

Overview of political fundraising so far this year

Overview of political fundraising so far this year

The political parties, their campaign committees and super PACs faced a Sunday deadline to disclose how much donors gave and how much operatives spent in June. Highlights from the filings:…

Clinton supporter, fundraiser pleads guilty

Clinton supporter, fundraiser pleads guilty

A wealthy hotel executive and Democratic fundraiser who supported Hilary Clinton for president pleaded guilty Thursday to charges he secretly funneled more than $180,000 in illegal campaign contributions to three…

It takes at least $500K a day to run for Senate seat

It takes at least $500K a day to run for Senate seat

Candidates in U.S. Senate races this year collectively raised more than a half-million dollars a day in 2013, suggesting a spate of never-ending campaign ads, mail and phone calls to…

Obama campaign claims four million donors

Obama campaign claims four million donors

President Barack Obama’s campaign says it has surpassed 4 million donors, a record for a presidential campaign. The president’s field director Jeremy Bird announced the total in an email to…

Tea party runs into money problems

Tea party runs into money problems

Some leading tea party activists are concerned that their efforts to reshape American politics, starting with the 2010 elections, are being undermined by a shortage of cash that’s partly the…

Wall Street pulling plug on donations to Democrats

Wall Street pulling plug on donations to Democrats

A revolt among big donors on Wall Street is hurting fundraising for the Democrats’ two congressional campaign committees, with contributions from the world’s financial capital down 65 percent from two…

The high cost of bi-partisanship

Memo to members of Congress: Bi-partisanship may be hazardous to your fund raising. Just ask Louisiana Republican Congressman Anh “Joseph” Cao, the sole Republican supporter of Democratic-sponsored health care reform…