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Democrats raise $22M for House races

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee raised a record $22.6 million during the first three months of the year, officials announced Thursday. It ended March with $8.9 million in cash reserves and $4.5 million in debt.


The Caucus: Group Raising Funds for Obama’s Agenda Releases Numbers

Organizing for Action

Totals suggest that the organization may struggle to raise the kind of resources that the president was able to rely on during his campaigns... Organizing for Action, the grass-roots group that grew out of President Obama’s campaign machine, raised just shy of $4.9 million during the first quarter of 2013, according to an e-mail to the group’s supporters.


Romney has $45 million edge for homestretch

Republican Mitt Romney and allied party committees entered the election homestretch with a $45 million cash advantage over President Obama and the Democratic Party, new campaign reports show.


Presidential election hits $2B fundraising mark

The 2012 presidential campaign passed the $2 billion mark in fundraising Thursday, fueled by an outpouring of cash from both ordinary citizens and the wealthiest Americans hoping to influence the selection of the country's next leader.


Outside groups changing the political game for good

'Super PACs' and others are cementing their status as permanent fixtures in the political firmament, with resources that rival those of the official parties.


Celebrities fill President Obama's campaign coffers

President Obama's campaign picked up $82.4 million in donations in September. Celebrity donors included director Joss Whedon and songwriting legend Burt Bacharach.


Romney, GOP raise $170.4 million in September

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's campaign says it raised $170.4 million in September. The figure brings Romney's fundraising effort slightly behind President Barack Obama's $181 million haul for the month. It leaves Romney, the Republican Party and related groups with $191 million in the bank to spend during the final full month of the campaign.


Obama and Democrats raise record funds, poll holds steady

However, Romney's strong showing in Denver did little to convince more voters he understands them or is a "good person," according to a Reuters/Ipsos survey released on Saturday... On the broad question of who they will vote for in November, Obama kept his 2 percentage point lead among likely voters - 47 percent to 45 percent - in the online survey.


Obama campaign, Democrats raise record $181 million in September

Obama Fundraising

President Barack Obama's campaign and its Democratic allies raised a record $181 million in September for the president's re-election effort, adding to a fundraising haul that could prove crucial in the final stretch of the White House race.


The Influence Industry: Obama lead raises questions about super PAC strategy

Have conservative groups bungled their chance to help defeat Barack Obama? Fueled with tens of millions of dollars in unlimited contributions, a network of GOP super PACs and nonprofit groups began the year with heady talk of bringing down President Obama with a ceaseless barrage of attack ads.


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