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Notable Names on Updated Obama Fundraising List

Notable Names on Updated Obama Fundraising List

Photographer: Chris Kleponis/Bloomberg via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Actor Will Smith and his wife Jada Pinkett-Smith are among the new names on an updated list of fundraisers released today by the remnants of President Obama’s re-election campai…

Odd Obama Email Subject Lines Drew Huge Cash During Campaign

Odd Obama Email Subject Lines Drew Huge Cash During Campaign

JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Remember all those Obama campaign emails and their, shall we say, unusual subject lines?“Hey,” wrote President Obama in at least five messages during the campaign.“Hell yeah,” topped o…

Obama Had Biggest Fundraising Day Ever After Second Debate

Obama Had Biggest Fundraising Day Ever After Second Debate

JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Obama on Wednesday had his biggest single campaign fundraising day ever — including all of 2007-2008 — an Obama campaign aide confirmed to ABC News.The record surge in contributions was attributed…

Obama Campaign Claims of Being Outspent Don’t Add Up

Obama Campaign Claims of Being Outspent Don’t Add Up

MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The pleas come with alarming regularity — sometimes from senior aides, others from Vice President Joe Biden and even from President Obama himself: Donate now or we’ll be outspent.But for all the alarm that t…

Group Warns of Foreign, Fraudulent Donors to Obama Campaign

Group Warns of Foreign, Fraudulent Donors to Obama Campaign

Brand X Pictures/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — A conservative political watchdog group is raising the prospect of an “illegal-donor loophole” in the nation’s campaign finance system, and suggesting the grassroots-donor-heavy Obama campaig…

How Jumping Castles, Waffle Irons Are Helping to Elect Obama

How Jumping Castles, Waffle Irons Are Helping to Elect Obama

http://www.yardsaleforobama.com(NEW YORK) — A jumping castle, a giant water slide, a rusty waffle iron and a dusty bicycle; those are the tools grassroots fundraisers are using to help President Obama win re-election. In an effort to combat deep-pocke…

Super PAC Co-Founder Says Democrats Should ‘Be Very Nervous’

Super PAC Co-Founder Says Democrats Should ‘Be Very Nervous’

ABC News(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) — When it comes to a battle of the bankrolls, Bill Burton, co-founder of the super PAC Priorities USA Action, has got a serious warning for Democrats gathered for the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C.: Be afra…

Obama Donates $5,000 to His Campaign

Obama Donates $5,000 to His Campaign

Obama for America/YouTube(WASHINGTON) — President Obama made his first, personal donation to his 2012 campaign on Monday with a $5,000 online contribution, the campaign said today.Obama referenced the gift in an email appeal to supporters ahead of the…

Morgan Freeman Donates $1M to Pro-Obama Pac

Morgan Freeman Donates $1M to Pro-Obama Pac

Christopher Polk/Getty Images for AFI(LOS ANGELES) — Morgan Freeman has never made his support for President Barack Obama a secret, but if there was any doubt, this should erase it.  The Oscar-winning star of Dark Knight Rises just donated $1 mil…

Romney Campaign Reports Raising Record-Breaking $106.1M in June

Romney Campaign Reports Raising Record-Breaking $106.1M in June

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The Romney campaign announced on Monday that it raised $106.1 million in June, marking its best fundraising month to date.The money was raised by three entities: Romney for President, Romney Victory and the …

Romney Campaign Outraises Obama by $16.8 Million in May

Romney Campaign Outraises Obama by $16.8 Million in May

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images/PeteSouza/White House(WASHINGTON) — For the first time this year, Mitt Romney’s campaign has bested President Obama’s re-election effort in a one-month fundraising period.The Romney campaign, along with the Rep…

Romney’s April Fundraising Haul Nearly Matches Obama’s

Romney’s April Fundraising Haul Nearly Matches Obama’s

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(JACKSONVILLE, Fla.) — Mitt Romney’s around-the-clock fundraising schedule seems to be paying off — literally. Romney, with the help of the Republican National Committee, raised $40.1 million in April — nearly matc…

Romney’s April Fundraising Haul Nearly Matches Obama’s

Romney’s April Fundraising Haul Nearly Matches Obama’s

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(JACKSONVILLE, Fla.) — Mitt Romney’s around-the-clock fundraising schedule seems to be paying off — literally. Romney, with the help of the Republican National Committee, raised $40.1 million in April — nearly matc…

Cost of Failure: Supporters Doled Out Millions for Failed Candidates

Cost of Failure: Supporters Doled Out Millions for Failed Candidates

Brand X Pictures/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Ron Paul’s announcement Monday that he will stop actively campaigning in the 11 remaining Republican primary states puts him within inches of becoming the eighth major presidential candidate to fall to Mitt Ro…

Biden to Donors: ‘You All Look Dull as Hell’

Biden to Donors: ‘You All Look Dull as Hell’

William Thomas Cain/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Vice President Joe Biden stumped on foreign policy Friday at a $2,500-a-plate campaign fundraiser with 200 Turkish and Azerbaijani supporters in Washington.But the audience apparently didn’t find Bi…

Obama Raises $42 Million in Fourth Quarter

Obama Raises $42 Million in Fourth Quarter

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Obama raised $42 million for his re-election effort in the three closing months of 2011, with almost all donations coming in increments of $250 or less, his campaign manager Jim Messina said Thursday in …

Gingrich Camp Raises $9 Million in Fourth Quarter

Gingrich Camp Raises $9 Million in Fourth Quarter

Peter Foley/Bloomberg via Getty Images(LE MARS, Iowa) — Newt Gingrich’s campaign said it has raised somewhere around $9 million in the fourth quarter, but is holding off on paying earlier bills from the campaign to fund its homestretch drive in …

Casino Billionaire Not Donating $20 Million to Gingrich’s Super PAC

Casino Billionaire Not Donating $20 Million to Gingrich’s Super PAC

Adam Gault/Thinkstock(LAS VEGAS) — A spokesman for a Las Vegas casino billionaire and a super PAC official are denying a published report that the billionaire, Sheldon Adelson, has committed $20 million to the super PAC, Time for Newt, which supports …

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