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Common Cause v. Our Revolution

On January 22, 2020, Common Cause filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) alleging reason to believe that Our Revolution, a nonprofit political organization established by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) in 2016 and now supporting his 2020 presidential campaign, violated the federal ‘soft money’ ban. Sen. Sanders has been a longtime critic of super PACs…

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Deval Patrick, Ex-Governor of Massachusetts, Is Considering 2020 Presidential Race

The New York Times reports that “[f]ormer Gov. Deval Patrick of Massachusetts has told Joseph R. Biden Jr. and other Democratic officials that he is considering making a last-minute entry into the 2020 presidential race, according to three Democrats familiar with the conversations, the latest evidence of how unsettled the party’s primary is less than three…

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Tom Steyer announces 2020 bid, reversing course

Fox News reports that billionaire Tom Steyer has changed his mind and is now running for the Democratic presidential nomination. He “reportedly will invest $100 milion of his own money into his presidential campaign.”

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Warren rakes in $19 million despite no fundraisers

POLITICO reports that “Elizabeth Warren’s presidential campaign announced Monday she raised $19.1 million in the second quarter of the year, more than tripling her first-quarter total despite holding no fundraisers” surpassing “both Bernie Sanders ($18 million) and Kamala Harris ($12 million)” and coming “close to Joe Biden ($21.5 milllion).”

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Tom Steyer Is Telling Allies He’s Running for President

The Atlantic reports that “billionaire investor Tom Steyer, who in the past decade has been both the top Democratic donor in the country and the prime engine for pushing for the impeachment of President Donald Trump, appears ready to become Democratic candidate No. 26.”

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