Senators Cory Booker (N.J.) and Kirsten Gillibrand (N.Y.), who top the list of potential Democratic challengers to President Donald Trump in 2020, both announced last week that they would forgo accepting donations from corporate PACs in an effort to cure the corrosive effect they say special interest spending has had on the political system. But neither extended their pledge to labor unions and ideological groups.
House Speaker Paul Ryan’s (R., Wis.) political action committee has made its largest financial transfers of the year as Republican candidates prepare for the 2018 midterm elections.
A left-wing legal advocacy group linked to David Brock, a longtime Clinton ally and Democratic operative, sparked a viral conspiracy theory about President Donald Trump on Tuesday, only to insist later that it was just asking questions.
The Republican National Committee broke a fundraising record by hauling in $8.2 million in November, the most money ever raised by the RNC for the month in a non-election year.
The campaign arm of Senate Republicans has severed financial ties with Roy Moore’s Senate campaign in Alabama following allegations of sexual assault.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s (D., Mass.) reelection campaign is making large sums of money from selling merchandise online, much of which features the phrase, “Nevertheless, she persisted.”
A video promoting New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s (D.) immigration policies claimed to have no affiliation with the governor, but government watchdogs found otherwise.
The Republican National Committee announced on Thursday that it hauled in a record amount of campaign donations in the month of June.