Since the majority of women seeking House seats are not incumbents, they have to build donor networks from scratch — a task often made more difficult because of their gender, candidates said.
The decision by the conservative political network to hold its firepower in key races comes as its leaders have criticized the Trump administration and GOP leaders.
At two-day gathering, officials with the conservative donor powerhouse issued warnings to GOP over tariffs, immigration and the political atmosphere.
“They’re doing whatever they can to close themselves off from the new, hold on to the past and prevent change,” Koch says in a video referring to the administration’s trade policy.
Overhauling the criminal justice system is one of the top priorities of the network, which leans libertarian with a small-government, free-market agenda.
Their efforts are just the beginning of the high-stakes fight over the nomination, fueled by money from unidentified donors.
While super PACs supporting Democrats did better in June, the Republican National Committee surpassed its Democratic counterpart.
Groups say leadership PACs let members live “lavish” lifestyles at donors’ expense.
The Democrats are seeing a surge of individual donations, indicating grass-roots support, but a lot of that cash is getting eaten up by their initial primary push.
The decision was hailed by some free-speech groups but criticized by campaign finance watchdogs.
The Office of Special Counsel’s guidance for federal employees warns them against any communications promoting a political candidate, including displaying any items with Trump’s 2016 campaign materials.
Attorneys fees paid by President Trump’s campaign committee have ticked down in the past three months.
“We’re going to some new place. . . . I’m not exactly sure where that place is,” the panel’s vice chair said.
In the place of aggressive fundraising by the Democratic National Committee, former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg is poised to become the single-biggest backer of Democratic efforts to take back the House in the 2018 midterms.
The former New York mayor is poised to become the single biggest benefactor for the party during the midterms
The Koch network’s main political arm said it is sitting out the contest for the U.S. Senate seat in Virginia, a swing state.
The solicitations, circulated by at least three Chinese companies, have sparked ethical and legal concerns over whether foreigners are using high-dollar fundraisers to gain proximity to the U.S. president.
The latest disclosure by RNC adds to the mounting legal fees associated with the Russia investigations.
Flush with cash, conservative groups are starting early in their effort to motivate volunteers and, ultimately, voters.
Extensive public comments by President Trump’s attorney have compounded questions about whether the payment was made to influence the election.