Fundraising Articles


Obama: 'My Upcoming Birthday Next Week Could Be the Last One I Celebrate as President'

12:31 PM, Jul 26, 2012

In his latest fundraising pitch, President Barack Obama writes, "My upcoming birthday next week could be the last one I celebrate as President of the United States, but that's not up to me -- it's up to you."

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Obama Fundraises Off 'Cute' Family Picture

11:44 AM, Jul 23, 2012

The president's reelection campaign is sending around a picture from what appears to be a family celebration of Barack Obama's 43 birthday, from 2004, in an attempt to raise campaign cash. Under the subject line, "Warning: This picture is cute," Obama for America, the campaign team, writes:

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Election Year Special: Obama Meets with VFW

Skipped last year to vacation at Martha's Vineyards.
11:21 AM, Jul 23, 2012

President Obama will be traveling today from San Francisco, California to Reno, Nevada to “take part in an official event where he will deliver remarks at the 113th National Convention of the VFW,” according to t

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Democrats: White House and Senate 'Out of Reach' If Fundraising Doesn't Increase

1:29 PM, Jul 10, 2012

Democrats are continuing to sound the alarm about this upcoming election. And the latest alarm bell is being rung by Senator Patty Murray, chair of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee.

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Obama: 'This Election Will Be a Test of the Model that Got Us Here'

A test of democracy.
9:41 AM, Jul 10, 2012

In his latest fundraising email to supporters, President Barack Obama seems to suggest that this presidential election will be a test for democracy.

"This election will be a test of the model that got us here," Obama writes. "We'll learn whether it's still true that a grassroots campaign can elect a president -- whether ordinary Americans are in control of our democracy in the face of massive spending."

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Romney Raises $106.1 Million in June

6:01 AM, Jul 09, 2012

The Romney campaign announced its impressive June haul this morning, via a campaign email:

Today, Romney for President, Romney Victory, and the Republican National Committee announced fundraising totals of $106.1 million in June. The campaign and RNC have approximately $160 million cash on hand.

And here are fast facts about Romney For President, Romney Victory, and RNC Fundraising: 

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New Obama Fundraising Email: President Doesn't Have Much Time For Grassroots Supporters

8:52 AM, Jun 15, 2012

Here's a fun exercise in compare and contrast. Here's Michael Barone's latest column:

But there is one group of people Obama has to listen to: the people who give him large sums of money. He recently attended his 150th fundraiser. That's more than the number attended by the last four presidents put together.

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Obama Campaign Manager: 'We Got Beat'

3:49 PM, Jun 07, 2012

President Obama's campaign manager, Jim Messina, sent out a fundraising email today in an attempt to capitalize off losing the May money race to Republican Mitt Romney. In May, Romney and the Republicans raised $76.8 million, while Obama and the Democrats raised only $60 million. Here's Messina's fundraising email:

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When the Going Gets Tough ... the Tough Go Fundraising

10:33 AM, Jun 06, 2012

President Obama is off to California for five fundraising events across two days. The events were, doubtless, scheduled before yesterday's recall election in Wisconsin, the results of which the punditry is analyzing in exceedingly close detail. Their preliminary conclusions that provide the most consolation for the losers are:

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Anti-Mourdock Ad Hits Indiana Market

2:21 PM, Apr 13, 2012

Politico reported yesterday that American Action Network, a 501c(4) group founded by former senator Norm Coleman (R-Minn.), is buying up ad time on Indianapolis television to run ads against Indiana state treasurer Richard Mourdock. Mourdock a Republican Senate candidate challenging incumbent senator Dick Lugar for the GOP nomination. Here's more from Politico:

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Obama Fundraises After Debut of 17-Minute Ad

12:01 PM, Mar 16, 2012

President Obama is in full campaign mode today, attending five fundraisers in two cities, Chicago and Atlanta. The AP reports: 

President Barack Obama is embarking on a concentrated one-day fundraising trip, with a stop in his hometown of Chicago and another in Atlanta for a big-draw event with film producer Tyler Perry and performer Cee Lo Green.

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Santorum’s Fundraising Is on the Upswing

1:48 PM, Mar 01, 2012

Rick Santorum reportedly raised $9 million in February. That’s almost ten times what he raised in the entire fourth quarter of 2011 ($917,000), twice what he raised in January ($4.5 million), and 40 percent more than Mitt Romney raised in January ($6.2 million).

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Romney's Haul: $24 Million in Fourth Quarter

10:01 AM, Jan 11, 2012

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney announced his fourth quarter fundraising numbers via a press release:

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Warren Raises $3.15 Million

3:32 PM, Oct 10, 2011

Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts reported raising $3.15 million in her first quarter as a candidate. Warren is challenging incumbent Republican senator Scott Brown. The Boston Globe reports:

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Barry's Blind Date

A Parody.
Sep 26, 2011