Former President Barack Obama will headline a Beverly Hills fundraiser for Sen. Claire McCaskill (D., Mo.), marking his first official involvement in the upcoming midterm elections, according to Politico.
The Republican National Committee broke another fundraising record in February by raking in $12.8 million.
The Republican National Committee continued to post successful fundraising numbers in January, pulling in $12.4 million.
Conor Lamb, the Democratic nominee for Pennsylvania’s 18th Congressional District, has made lambasting the corruptive influence lobbyists have on lawmakers a central tenet of his campaign, but it hasn’t stopped him from attending lobbyist-hosted fundraisers.
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R., Wis.) raised $44 million in 2017, a record for any House leader in a non-election year.
The Democratic National Committee raised $5.7 million last month, its lowest fundraising numbers for the month of November since 2007.
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 Democratic National Committee is continuing to struggle to raise money, bringing in a meager $3.9 million in October.
The Republican National Committee had another strong month of fundraising in October, bringing in $9.2 million.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D.) on Saturday called Jona Rechnitz, a former campaign contributor who said he bought access to City Hall through donations, a “liar.”