Category Archives: Money in politics

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

Posted in Democrats, Donald Trump, Economics, Elections, Fundraising, leadership, Money in politics, Politcal Consulting, Politics, Republicans

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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Is Trump luring GOP senators on impeachment with cold cash?

Alex Isenstadt of Politico – The president is tapping his vast donor network to buck up lawmakers whose support he badly needs — but who also need him. Continue…

Posted in 2020 election, Candidates, Donald Trump, House of Representatives, Money in politics, Politico, Republicans, Senate