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2 years 9 months ago

Tipton lags behind Pace in latest fundraising

DENVER (AP) - Republican U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton had another three months of slow fundraising while his Democratic challenger out raised him in the most recent quarter. But Tipton's campaign remained confident that the freshman congressman is well-positioned heading into this year's 3rd District election against state Rep. Sal Pace....

2 years 11 months ago

Lamborn supports PBS door knocks

Congressman Doug Lamborn said Wednesday that he supports the recent move by Rocky Mountain PBS to take their membership drive door to door. The Republican lawmaker drew national attention earlier this year when he called for the elimination of public funding for PBS. A statement from the Congressman released...

3 years 2 months ago

Obama heading west

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is heading to the West Coast to raise money from liberal donors and try to sell his new jobs plan. Obama has fundraisers events Sunday in two reliably Democratic states, Washington and California. He's expected to keep up his newly aggressive tone of...

3 years 2 months ago

Parties see increase in donations this year

WASHINGTON (AP) - The nation's two political parties are seeing more dollars flowing to their bank accounts this year, although Democrats enjoy a fundraising edge over their opponents. New federal data show that committees supporting President Barack Obama and congressional Democrats brought in $128 million since Jan. 1. Their Republican...

3 years 3 months ago

Obama returns to Chicago to resume fundraising

CHICAGO (AP) - President Barack Obama is in his hometown to raise money for his re-election campaign. Obama will speak at three fundraising events Wednesday, including a video conference with supporters gathered at house parties around the country. The president's quick stop in Chicago is his first trip outside of...

3 years 5 months ago

Down to the wire, GOP hopefuls collect last bucks

WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican presidential candidates are busy pitching themselves to donors ahead of a Thursday fundraising deadline. In person and through e-mails, the GOP field was looking to collect dollars that will be used to judge the campaigns' strengths or challenges. Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney seemed the...

4 years 2 months ago

Groups allied to GOP boost their fundraising

New freedom from fundraising restrictions established by the Supreme Court are paying off for at least some Republican-allied groups. Two affiliated groups led by a blue-chip cast of Washington Republican strategists have raised a combined $32 million, creating a parallel and unofficial Republican campaign to defeat Democrats in November....

4 years 2 months ago

GOP governor's group hints Colo. race a lost cause

Colorado Republican gubernatorial candidate Dan Maes is shrugging off the suggestion that a national GOP group won't help finance his campaign anymore and says he will continue to fight for votes. A Maes spokesman made the comments Wednesday in response to Republican Governors Association Chairman Haley Barbour's remarks hinting...

4 years 2 months ago

Philanthropist gives $100M to Human Rights Watch

Philanthropist George Soros has announced a 10-year, $100 million grant to Human Rights Watch. The organization said Tuesday that it is receiving the funding from Soros' Open Society Foundations. The grant challenges Human Rights Watch to raise an additional $100 million in matching private contributions. It will require Human...

4 years 3 months ago

University of Colorado raises $140 million

The University of Colorado received $140.8 million in private support over the past fiscal year, capping the school's strongest-ever four years for such donations. The private contributions for the fiscal year that ended June 30 represent a 4.7 percent increase from the 2008-09 school year. The funds include...

4 years 4 months ago

President Obama ramps up Democratic fundraising

President Barack Obama is stepping up his fundraising efforts as the midterm elections draw closer. The president is headlining eight fundraising events during the next two weeks. Obama will tout a proposed lending initiative aimed at small businesses during remarks Wednesday at a sandwich shop in Edison, N.J. The...

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