Running for President

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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Mark Sanford announces Trump primary challenge: GOP ‘has lost our way’

Fox News reports that “[f]ormer South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford announced Sunday that he is running for president as a Republican, becoming the latest to challenge President Trump in the GOP primaries. Sanford said the Republican Party is facing an identity crisis, and he wants the GOP to take a look at itself and do some…

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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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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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