Fundraising

How Elizabeth Warren Raised Big Money Before She Denounced Big Money

The New York Times reports that, prior to launching her 2020 presidential election campaign and “vowing not to attend private fund-raisers or dial up rich donors” during the presidential primary, Senator Elizabeth Warren raised big money into her Senate campaign committee “from the same donor class she is now running against” and then transferred $10.4…

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Democratic debate stage due to shrink barring last-minute shock

POLITICO reports that the next televised showdown for the Democratic presidential candidates on September 12 “is due to shrink down to one debate stage, barring any shock developments that help one more contender make the cut for next month’s event. Ahead of Wednesday night’s deadline to qualify for the ABC News debate in Houston on…

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PAC money flowed to DNC ahead of August meeting

POLITICO reports that though “Democratic candidates for president have sworn off corporate PAC money, . . . the Democratic National Committee took in more than $155,000 in funds from corporate PACs in July, ahead of a major DNC meeting this weekend that 2020 candidates will attend. The donations flowed in from PACs linked to the audit…

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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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Joe Biden raised $21.5 million in second quarter, campaign announces

CNN reports that Joe Biden’s 2020 campaign raised $21.5 million in the second quarter, which “puts Biden behind South Bend, Indiana, mayor Pete Buttigieg, who raised $24.8 million in the second quarter, but ahead of Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, who announced an $18 million haul on Tuesday.”  

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