If a campaign finance story is not about David Koch or Sheldon Adelson, do liberals care? Consider the reaction to Kenneth Vogel’s important report on the winter meeting of the Democracy Alliance, the secretive organization of progressive millionaires and billionaires who finance an extraordinarily byzantine network of liberal foundations and Super PACs that operate with undisclosed “dark money.” What reaction? Exactly. There wasn’t any.
On Friday, the Obama campaign disclosed its most recent list of campaign bundlers. Disgraced almost-ambassador Tim Broas is still listed as a bundler committed to raising more than $500,000. Broas was also a bundler for Obama in 2008.
“This race is tied,” President Barack Obama writes in a new fundraising pitch to supporters Monday. Polls have tightened since the first presidential debate in Denver, Colo., where Republican nominee Mitt Romney was widely considered the victor after a tepid performance by Obama.
I don’t know whether President Obama or Mitt Romney will win on November 6, but I do know what the MSNBC talking heads will say in the event that Obama loses.
Obama’s marriage-themed fundraising scheme has been met with little enthusiasm from couples and event planners, according to the New York Post.
President Obama on Friday lamented the heavy spending and largely negative nature of the ongoing presidential campaign, apparently oblivious to the fact he and his allies have spent more money and run more negative ads than his Republican opponent.
The most telling moment of the campaign this week was not Mitt Romney or Joe Biden’s speech to the NAACP convention, but President Obama’s Tuesday appearance in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Wall Street professionals do not seem to be taking President Obama’s criticisms of their industries to heart, at least when it comes to fundraising.
A Democratic super PAC and the nation’s largest public-sector union are reserving $20 million for television ad buys in competitive congressional districts this fall.
President Obama, who fell behind GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney in fundraising for the first time in May, is making impassioned pleas to his wealthiest benefactors to open their wallets, but the money just isn’t flowing like it used to.