Former President Barack Obama will publicly reemerge on a national scale this fall in an effort to help the Democratic Party, but the move is worrying some strategists.
The Democratic Party has a “serious fundraising crisis” as it lags far behind the Republican National Committee in cash raised and struggles to attract small-money donors, according to a former top staffer for Sen. Bernie Sanders’ (I., Vt.) 2016 presidential campaign.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) has raised nearly $26 million for the Democratic Party so far this year, according to her political team.
The Democratic National Committee had a poor month of fundraising in June, only bringing in $5.5 million, according to a new campaign finance filing.
The musician Kid Rock’s run for U.S. Senate has caused Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.) to raise the alarm and hit up contributors for cash.
President Donald Trump will hold his first major reelection fundraiser next week at Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C.
The National Republican Congressional Committee had a big fundraising haul in April, bringing in over $10 million.
Jona Rechnitz, a major donor to New York City Democratic Mayor Bill de Blasio, told prosecutors he had “many” talks with a fund-raiser about receiving “official acts” as a result of his donation.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.), an outspoken critic of what she calls a “rigged” economic system that has hurt the middle class, has turned herself into a fundraising powerhouse in the Democratic Party because of her economic message.
Johnny Chung, a Chinese-American businessman, recorded videotaped testimony about his involvement in funneling money from Chinese government officials into former President Bill Clinton’s 1996 reelection campaign because he feared being assassinated, according to a new report.