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Ron Paul Raised $2.6 Million in March

Ron Paul Raised $2.6 Million in March

Yoon S. Byun/The Boston Globe via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul announced Friday that he raised about $2.6 million in March, beginning April with $1.8 million in cash on hand and no debt.Paul’s inability t…

Romney Campaign Raised $12.6 Million in Primary Funds in March

Romney Campaign Raised $12.6 Million in Primary Funds in March

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(PHOENIX) — The Romney campaign said on Friday that it raised nearly $12.6 million in primary funds in March, bringing the total primary contributions to his campaign over the past 12 months to $87 million. According to th…

Dems’ Senatorial Committee Edges GOP Counterparts in Fundraising

Dems’ Senatorial Committee Edges GOP Counterparts in Fundraising

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee — the committee tasked with overseeing Democratic Senate races — has narrowly out-raised their Republican counterparts — the National Republican Senatorial Committee …

Obama, Dems Raise $53 Million in March

Obama, Dems Raise $53 Million in March

JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — As the money race for the general election heats up, President Obama’s campaign reports raising $53 million in March, picking up the pace from the month before.The total reflects funds collected directl…

Romney to Raise Money Jointly with Republican National Committee

Romney to Raise Money Jointly with Republican National Committee

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(PEWAUKEE, Wis.) — Mitt Romney will begin this week to raise money jointly with the Republican National Committee, significantly boosting the amount a donor can contribute toward the candidate.The move, first reported by t…

Obamas’ Fundraising Includes Bowling Party, Cocktails With De Niros

Obamas’ Fundraising Includes Bowling Party, Cocktails With De Niros

SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Fresh off an all-day Friday fundraising swing that landed close to $5 million for the 2012 campaign, President Obama and the first lady are kicking off the week with another round of money events expected to ra…

Obama Fundraising Slips From Record-Setting Pace

Obama Fundraising Slips From Record-Setting Pace

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — For the second consecutive month, President Obama has fallen off the record-setting fundraising pace he set four years ago.His re-election campaign announced Monday that it raised $45 million in February, combining…

Pro-Obama Super PAC Raises $2M in February, Trails Pro-GOP Peers

Pro-Obama Super PAC Raises $2M in February, Trails Pro-GOP Peers

JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Priorities USA Action, the super PAC supporting President Obama, raised $2 million in February, including a $1 million donation from comedian Bill Maher, the group’s co-founder and spokesman Bill Burton…

Romney Raises $11.5 Million in February

Romney Raises $11.5 Million in February

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(BOSTON) — The Romney campaign said Wednesday it raised $11.5 million in February, surpassing the $9 million fellow GOP candidate Rick Santorum raised last month.It was the campaign’s second most lucrative fundraisin…

January Fundraising: Campaigns and Super PACs, Side by Side

January Fundraising: Campaigns and Super PACs, Side by Side

JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — And the winner of January’s presidential campaign fundraising contest is: President Obama, whose campaign took in $11.83 million last month.The pro-Newt-Gingrich super PAC Winning Our Future took a close…

Romney Spends Big Bucks on Media Buys, Contact with Voters

Romney Spends Big Bucks on Media Buys, Contact with Voters

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(NOVI, Mich.) — Mitt Romney raked in $6.5 million during the month of January, but public records show that the campaign has only a fraction of what it made at the start of the year still left in the bank after a month lit…

Obama, No Same-Sex Marriage Supporter, Raises Cash at Lesbian Couple’s Home

Obama, No Same-Sex Marriage Supporter, Raises Cash at Lesbian Couple’s Home

SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Obama, who has opposed same-sex marriage but is said to be “evolving” on the issue, is attending a fundraiser Thursday at the home of a lesbian couple whose 2008 Chicago nuptials were desc…

Santorum Campaign Expecting Second ‘Million Dollar Day’

Santorum Campaign Expecting Second ‘Million Dollar Day’

AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Rick Santorum’s presidential campaign is on track to take in at least $1 million Thursday, a campaign aide tells ABC News. It would be the second million dollar fundraising day in a row for the former Pennsylvania …

Obama Trumps Romney With Small Donors

Obama Trumps Romney With Small Donors

Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — In the scramble for campaign cash, President Obama has proved once again that he’s king, at least among American small-dollar donors.Nearly half — 48 percent — of Obama’s $118 mill…

Rick Santorum Vows Not to Run for ‘Pastor in Chief’

Rick Santorum Vows Not to Run for ‘Pastor in Chief’

T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images(MCKINNEY, Texas) — After stunning victories in Missouri, Minnesota and Colorado Tuesday night, GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum told a group of pastors in Texas Wednesday that despite his focus on “the role …

Changing Positions, Obama Campaign Will Push Support for Democratic Super PAC

Changing Positions, Obama Campaign Will Push Support for Democratic Super PAC

SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images(CHICAGO) — In a conference call with members of President Obama’s 2012 re-election committee Monday evening, campaign manager Jim Messina announced that donors should start funding Priorities USA, the Democratic super …

Obama Swing State Fund Taps Wealthy to Aid Key States

Obama Swing State Fund Taps Wealthy to Aid Key States

SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images(CHICAGO) — President Obama’s campaign money machine has begun to funnel cash to state Democratic parties in key 2012 battlegrounds, according to Federal Election Commission filings released Tuesday.The transfers throug…

Romney, Obama Campaigns Launch Fundraising Duel

Romney, Obama Campaigns Launch Fundraising Duel

JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — If you’re looking for the latest sign that the general election campaign is already underway, look no further than the homepages of “Obama for America” and “Mitt Romney for President.&…

Obama Visits Chicago Campaign Headquarters Before Fundraising

Obama Visits Chicago Campaign Headquarters Before Fundraising

Kevin Lamarque-Pool/Getty Images(CHICAGO) — President Obama made a surprise visit to his re-election headquarters in Chicago Wednesday afternoon before an evening of fundraisers expected to net at least $1.8 million for Democrats and his campaign.&ldq…

Romney Hauls $24 Million in Fourth Quarter

Romney Hauls $24 Million in Fourth Quarter

James Devaney/WireImage(MANCHESTER, N.H.) — The Romney campaign announced Wednesday that it raised $24 million during the fourth quarter, surpassing the amount of money raised in the previous quarters of the campaign and bringing the grand total of pr…

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