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Trump-endorsed outside groups outraised by Dems

POLITICO reports that the “Democrats’ main outside groups focused on the presidential race have raised more money this year than the super PAC and nonprofit supporting President Donald Trump, according to new fundraising figures. The disparity is unusual: The party that holds the White House usually builds an across-the-board fundraising advantage heading into the next…

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Soros launches super PAC for 2020

POLITICO reports that “Democratic megadonor George Soros is creating a super PAC, called Democracy PAC, to serve as a hub for his 2020 election spending. Soros has so far put $5.1 million into the PAC, according to paperwork filed with the Federal Election Commission on Wednesday. His $5.1 million contribution was the single biggest check any megadonor has…

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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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Trump Super PAC Endorsement Lays Bare Illegal Operation of Trump’s Outside Groups

Donald Trump’s official endorsement of the super PAC America First Action as the sole “approved” outside group of the President fully validates Common Cause’s 2018 Department of Justice (DOJ) and Federal Election Commission (FEC) complaints that the President and the groups are violating federal campaign finance laws. Today, Common Cause supplemented its original complaints to include President Trump’s illegal…

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Bullock announces run for president

The Missoulian reports that Montana Democratic governor Steve Bullock is running for president, becoming the state’s first politician ever to seek a major party’s presidential nomination.

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Trump political machine sets massive fundraising target

POLITICO reports that President Donald Trump’s officially “approved” outside political machine, super PAC America First Action and 501(c)(4) America First Policies, which Common Cause has alleged in DOJ and FEC complaints are illegal, is “setting a $300 million fundraising goal and is pitching major GOP donors on a plan to target six swing states that…

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