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President Obama may state a public disdain for lobbyists, but his campaign coffers don't match his rhetoric. The Center for Public Integrity finds bundlers for his campaign, whose names were just released, hail from the lobbyist field.
For Democrats, much of the money to fund the big-ticket national races this year is coming from donors in Hollywood and Chicago, while Republicans are relying — to a lesser extent — on cash from supporters in greater Houston and Fairfield, Conn., a geographical analysis of campaign contributions shows.
A veteran Wall Street executive who performed a review that exonerated the Obama administration's program of loans to energy companies contributed $52,500 to re-elect President Obama in the months since completing his work, according to an Associated Press review of campaign records.
The politics of renewable energy is heading the agenda in battleground Nevada, where Democratic Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is hosting a fifth annual green-energy conference at a Las Vegas Strip resort.
Hollywood beckons the White House: several glittering fundraisers are scheduled to begin on Tuesday in Tinseltown, complete with the Obama Victory Fund's own "Platinum Package," just for two.
Republican presidential hopeful Rick Perry — with nowhere to go but up — is making an aggressive play to rise in Iowa by courting Christian evangelicals who could help revive his campaign.
In a week — come rain, shine or recession — President Obama journeys to the land of Hollywood for a pair of glittering fundraisers for his re-election campaign. But alas, the mighty stars and producers apparently are not very thrilled with Hope and Change, Part Deux.
The campaign fundraising efforts of President Obama raised $86 million in the past three months from 500,000 people — but at least $35 million of it can be traced to just 244 well-connected supporters who collected contributions from wealthy friends.