Category Archives: Campaign contributions

Wall Street Still Hedges, But Donations Decidedly Swing to Democrats

From People’s Pundit Daily While the securities and finance industry still hedges, Wall Street campaign contributions have shifted significantly over the last two cycles. In 2018, the industry donated more to Democrats than Republicans for the first time in a … Continue reading

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How Money Affects Elections

By Maggie Koerth-Baker of FiveThirtyEight To quote the great political philosopher Cyndi Lauper, “Money changes everything.” And nowhere is that proverb more taken to heart than in a federal election, where billions of dollars are raised and spent on the … Continue reading

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Open-seat House hopefuls spend millions of their own money

by Geoff West of Open Secrets Maryland Democrat David Trone dropped $3 million into his campaign last quarter. Tennessee radiologist George Flinn Jr. added $1.4 million. A former California lottery winner has spent $2 million, so far. The growing number … Continue reading

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