Category Archives: Money in politics

So far, the Democrats have figured out how to connect with audiences and make this convention work

 Tom Jones of the Pointer Report – Democrats have set the bar high. They will have to match or beat it in the final two days of the convention, and so will the Republicans next week Halfway through the Democratic … Continue reading

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Trump Campaign Ads Depict His Own Lawless Dystopia

Nick Corasaniti of the New York Times – The ads have a singular goal: to terrify you. Terrify? Yes, mostly if you’re an older, white suburban voter, the kind who has been abandoning President Trump in droves and has contributed to … Continue reading

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How are Trump and Biden spending their campaign cash?

Karl Evers-Hillstrom of OpenSecrets.org – President Donald Trump and his Democratic rival Joe Biden have different ideas about how to spend campaign cash. Flush with cash, Trump’s campaign is shelling out millions of dollars on ads blasting the former vice … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Donald Trump, Fundraising, Joe Biden, Money in politics

‘Don’t know how this is going to look.’ Trump team grapples with an upended campaign

Francesca Chambers and Michael Wilner of McClatchy – President Donald Trump’s campaign is adapting its messaging and fundraising tools for the era of social distancing. But adjusting the core argument of his reelection bid – that the economy is stronger … Continue reading

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Democratic Party Leaders Are Mostly Sitting Out the Presidential Endorsement Race So Far. That’s What Republican Leaders Did in 2016.

Democratic Party leaders are endorsing presidential candidates just as slowly as Republicans did in 2016 Geoffrey Skelley of FiveThirtyEight – Note from Ken Feltman: Democratic leaders and elected officials are following an endorsement practice in 2020 that is similar to … Continue reading

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