Category Archives: Elections

Trump’s Washington proves lucrative for his top lobbyist bundler

Karl Evers-Hillstrom in OpenSecrets.org – In Washington D.C., some lobbyists like to raise money to make money. It’s been a successful strategy for Jeff Miller, who raised more than $1 million for President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign from April through … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Donald Trump, Elections, Fundraising, Lobbyists

New Hampshire Democratic Party Warns Public to Remain Vigilant Online After Republicans Created Fake NH Dems Twitter Account

Contact: Holly Shulman, NH Dems hshulman@nhdp.org, (603) 715-4321 The New Hampshire Democratic Party warned the public to stay vigilant about the information they see online, following Republicans creation of a Twitter account that was meant to deceive voters into believing it was … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Cyber security, Democrats, Elections, Fairness, Political parties, Politics, Republicans

Our Best Tool For Predicting Midterm Elections Works In Presidential Years Too

Nathaniel Rakich of FiveThirtyEight – As early as summer of 2017 signs pointed to a wave election for Democrats in 2018. Now, for your prognosticating pleasure, the FiveThirtyEight generic ballot tracker is back to help you track the battle for … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Democrats, Elections, FiveThirtyEight, Republicans

Dark Money Basics

from Open Secrets – Dark Money refers to political spending meant to influence the decision of a voter, where the donor is not disclosed and the source of the money is unknown. Depending upon the circumstances, Dark Money can refer … Continue reading

Posted in Elections, Fundraising, Politics

Putin smiles as Washington ties itself in knots over Russia

Stephen Collinson of CNN – Emulating President Donald Trump’s own language, the architect of Russia’s election meddling operation said Mueller’s report showed claims of collusion were “nonsense,” appearing to be only too happy to add to the fog of controversy … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Donald Trump, Elections, FBI, Putin, Robert Mueller, Russia