In need of cash, Democratic presidential hopefuls turn to wealthy donors


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Across the Democratic field, candidates are embracing the big donors they distanced themselves from early on.

In need of cash, Democratic presidential hopefuls turn to wealthy donors


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Across the Democratic field, candidates are embracing the big donors they distanced themselves from early on.

In China, a flourishing industry claims to sell access to President Trump


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The arrangements, if real, could violate a ban on foreign donations to U.S. campaigns.

RNC paid $2 million to law firm employing former White House counsel Donald McGahn


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The RNC said the payment encompassed two years of work by the law firm Jones Day on a variety of matters.

Trump slammed opponents for being in ‘cahoots’ with super PACs. Now, he’s endorsed a group supporting him.


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The president is taking advantage of a gray area around laws aimed at preventing corruption.

A day after blocking House demand for Trump’s tax returns, Mnuchin addressed gathering of his top fundraisers


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As Biden joins 2020 race, a network of big-money Obama donors jumps in with him


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Joe Biden entered the 2020 race with a unique fundraising advantage, which also serves as a test for Democrats wary of big money.

Joe Biden campaign reports raising $6.3 million in 24 hours


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The haul surpassed former congressman Beto O’Rourke, who said he raised $6.1 million on Day 1.

‘Nothing wrong’ with campaign accepting information from Russians, Giuliani says


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In the wake of the special counsel’s report, the president’s personal attorney maintained that Donald Trump’s team behaved appropriately during the 2016 race.

Trump’s 2020 reelection machine builds cash lead over crowded Democratic field


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President Trump’s latest fundraising haul highlights his financial dominance over the Democrats, who are heading into a lengthy presidential primary fight.

Early fundraising by 2020 Democrats shows they are in for a long, drawn-out fight


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Democratic campaigns have raised at least $64.5 million in the first quarter, they said.

Ted Cruz campaign inaccurately reported loans from Goldman Sachs, Citibank loans, FEC says


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Former spa owner and frequent Mar-a-Lago guest sparks concerns about ‘porous’ environment at president’s club


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Li ‘Cindy’ Yang has drawn scrutiny for a business that offered access to President Trump at Trump properties and her activities with a pro-China group.

Payments to corporation owned by Ocasio-Cortez aide come under scrutiny


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An attorney for Saikat Chakrabarti, chief of staff to the New York congressman, said he did not benefit from any of the funds.

Billionaire casino magnate and GOP funder Adelson undergoing cancer treatment


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Sheldon Adelson and his wife, Miriam, are among President Trump’s most prolific backers.

‘It’s the metric, 100 percent.’ Democratic presidential hopefuls increasingly see small-dollar donations as a sign of viability.


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The emphasis on contributions of $200 or less is a shift from previous presidential election cycles.

Trump enters the 2020 election cycle with a massive fundraising lead over Democrats


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The latest figures bring his total fundraising haul to more than $129 million, a record amount for a sitting president at this point in the election cycle.

At Koch gathering, a turn away from partisan politics


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At their biannual meeting, officials with the network emphasized anti-poverty initiatives and reentry programs for former convicts.

Pro-Trump groups have raised $55 million from 136 wealthy donors, report finds


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The analysis by advocacy group Public Citizen finds a “sharp reversal” from Trump’s 2016 campaign promise to be independent of wealthy donors’ interests.

Despite record spending, 2018 midterms highlighted limits of campaign cash


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Many Democrats who benefited from a “green wave” of small-dollar donations lost their races.