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States Are Finally Letting Candidates Use Campaign Funds For Child Care
Utah and Colorado pass the first-ever bills aimed at making it easier for parents to run for office.
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Beto O’Rourke Will Sign 'No Fossil Fuel Money' Pledge In Campaign Reversal
The former congressman had defended taking contributions linked to the oil and gas industry in the past.
Joe Biden Rejects Help From New Super PAC
The former vice president joins most of the 2020 Democratic presidential field in rejecting outside help.
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Pete Buttigieg Promises To Return Lobbyist Money
In a shift, the Democratic presidential candidate will no longer "accept any money from lobbyists," the campaign said Friday.
Gun Safety Group Sues Over Alleged NRA Campaign Spending Violations
The Giffords Law Center says the NRA illegally coordinated campaign spending with Republicans and the FEC failed to act on it.
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Pete Buttigieg Is The Only Top 2020 Democrat Taking Money From Washington Lobbyists
Steve Elmendorf, a high-profile lobbyist, is hosting a fundraiser for him next month.
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Twitter Users Show Donald Trump Jr. Just How Dumb He Looks In Mueller Report
One Twitter user told the president's son: "You were vindicated because they determined you were too stupid to know what’s going on."
White Nationalist Rep. Steve King Is Getting Buried By GOP Challenger's Fundraising
Iowa state Rep. Randy Feenstra is reeling in campaign donations while King is spending more than he raised.
Bernie Sanders Leads The Democratic Presidential Fundraising Pack
And four other takeaways from the 2020 Democratic primary's first-quarter numbers.
Elizabeth Warren Raised $6 Million In The First Quarter Of 2019
She also transferred $10.4 million from her Senate account.
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Amy Klobuchar Says She's Raised More Than $5.2 Million For Her Presidential Campaign
The fundraising haul lags behind some other candidates who are also seeking the Democratic presidential nomination.
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'Unspoken Sexism' Dampens Fundraising For Women Running In 2020
A gender gap is emerging on the donor front.
Kamala Harris Says Her Presidential Campaign Has Raised $12 Million
The California senator said she received about 218,000 individual contributions for her Democratic presidential campaign in the first quarter of 2019.
Major Political Donors Indicted In Sweeping College Admissions Investigation
Two presidential candidates, the DNC and RNC were among recipients. There's no evidence any elected official helped the donors' children gain acceptances.
Stormy Daniels' Ex-Attorney Says Hush Money Was For 'Political Reasons'
Keith Davidson said Trump's representative was keen for an agreement after the "Access Hollywood" tape.
As Joe Biden Eyes 2020 Run, One Challenge Haunts Him: Money
By Steve Peoples and Julie Pace, AP
The former vice president's would-be rivals have already benefited from an early flood of small-dollar donations.
House Democrats Pass Landmark Campaign Finance And Voting Rights Reform Bill
The For The People Act was the party’s top priority upon winning control of the House in the 2018 elections.
Elizabeth Warren Vows Not To Hold Any High-Dollar Campaign Fundraisers
The senator’s quest to clean up the Democratic presidential primary is going to the next level.
Senators Not Backing Green New Deal Received On Average 7 Times As Much Fossil Fuel Cash
Alexander C. Kaufman
The oil, gas and coal industries' donations heavily favor the lawmakers who have so far refused to back the only climate policy to match the scale of the crisis.
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Bernie Sanders Raised $6 Million In First 24 Hours After Announcing 2020 Presidential Bid
More than 225,000 people have donated so far to the Vermont senator’s second run for the White House.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Exposes The Dark Side Of Politics In 5 Incredible Minutes
The freshman lawmaker reveals how easy it is for pols to get rich at your expense.
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Susan Collins Raised More Money From Brett Kavanaugh Supporters Than Mainers
The vast majority of the senator's money at the end of 2018 came from outside of Maine.
Trump Wasn’t On The Ballot, But He Vacuumed Up Republican Donor Money Anyway
Trump’s campaign raised $130 million in his first two years in office. Obama and Bush didn’t even start their re-election campaigns until spring of their third years.
Tulsi Gabbard Claims Anti-War Credentials After Accepting Over $100,000 From Arms Dealers
Akbar Shahid Ahmed
Lockheed Martin and Boeing were two of Gabbard's largest donors during the 2016 election cycle.
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Ex-Attorney General Eric Schneiderman Used Campaign Funds To Cover Legal Bills
By MICHAEL R. SISAK, Associated Press
Nearly $340,000 went to a law firm defending him against allegations that he abused women, finance reports revealed.
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States And Cities Have Already Shown Democrats’ Election Reforms Will Work
“It's not like we're talking about something that exists in the atmosphere of Jupiter," Rep. John Sarbanes said of the For the People Act.
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