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Obama’s warning to donors: the billionaires will own the White House, Congress

Lloyd Grove gets a leak of a call from the POTUS to former top donors, in which he warns about the dangers of letting a few billionaires buy the election.

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Obama and Wall Street: an awkward relationship

The New York Times tees up a fascinating look at the delicate, awkward dance between WLl Street and a president they hate, but who they also fear, because the believe he is likely going to be re-elected.

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Nelson sitting pretty on fundraising

It wasn’t even close.

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Rubio still raising, burning big money

Marco Rubio, who is, let’s face it, the only nationalized candidate in the Florida Senate race, is still raising nationalized candidate money. And he’s spending it like, well … Marco Rubio.

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The money hunt: Alex Sink

From the in-box: Alex Sink Raises Over Half-Million Dollars In First Ten Days of General Election, $8 Million Total in the Governor’s Race Tampa, FL – Florida CFO and Gubernatorial Candidate Alex Sink reported today that she raised over $525,000 … Continue reading

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Money for nothing: Florida GOP down to $54,000

Cheer up, Michael Steele. The RNC isn’t the only Republican committee in the financial doldrums. I mean, with all the drama and dissention pushing donors away from Steele’s committee, you’d think some of that withhold donor money might be flowing … Continue reading

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Obama raises $700,000 for Dems, shouts out Sink, Meek, grabs a sandwich

Mission accomplished. President Obama gave his new “don’t bet against the American worker” stump speech at the Fountainbleau tonight, and rocked the room full of about 650 activists in the Glimmer Ballroom (even though just about everybody had been on … Continue reading

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Who’s the biggest fundraiser of them all?

I think we can declare a winner in the Q2 fundraice, and guess what … it’s not Marco Rubio … So who’s our winner?

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Crist raises $1.8 million (Rubio burning cash on …fundraising?)

It’s not blockbuster (Marco Rubio’s $4.5 million has that sown up) but it was quite respectable. Charlie Crist’s $1.8 million beats his last fundraising quarter by $700,000 (from back when he was a Republican) … it also beats his onetime … Continue reading

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Rubio’s campaign haul: $4.5 million

Well, we finally know where Marco Rubio has been these last few weeks: raising lots of dough. So much for the grassroots. Rubio’s fundraising take — four times what Kendrick Meek brought in, and more than three times the pretty … Continue reading

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