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O’Rourke’s fundraising woes revive concerns about campaign

Beto O’Rourke stormed into the presidential race arguing his experience growing up along the southern border and a relatively moderate approach to politics would distinguish him in a crowded field.


UPDATED: Wed., July 3, 2019

Dem front-runner Biden trails Buttigieg in fundraising total

The battle for campaign cash is escalating as President Donald Trump posted a massive second quarter haul, while a fresh-faced Indiana mayor outraised Sen. Bernie Sanders, one of the most …


2020 Democrats raising less money as donors sit on sidelines

The crowded field of 2020 Democratic presidential candidates is showing early signs of money trouble as donors sit on the sidelines to see how the contest unfolds, signaling a drawn-out …


UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 2, 2018

Gov. Jay Inslee is raising money to explore presidential run

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is taking steps toward a presidential bid, forming a federal political-action committee and soliciting money he could use to travel to early 2020 primary and caucus …


Further Review: A deeper look at the finances behind the Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Lisa Brown race

Fifth Congressional District Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and challenger Lisa Brown have raised more than $10.5 million and spent nearly all of it in what has become the most expensive …


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 16, 2018

Lisa Brown raises more campaign cash than Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers in latest reports

Democrat Lisa Brown reported taking in $2.2 million in a feverish two months of campaigning following her second-place finish in August’s blanket primary. Republican Cathy McMorris Rodgers added $1.4 million …


UPDATED: Tue., April 17, 2018

Money pouring into race between Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Lisa Brown

The congresswoman once again posted a higher fundraising total for the first three months of 2018 than her Democratic rival, but the Democrat is continuing to surge. Federal Election Commission …


Cathy McMorris Rodgers campaign reports record-breaking fundraising to start 2018

The congresswoman is trading fundraising boasts with Democratic challenger Lisa Brown. Ahead of final filings, the Republican congresswoman reported raising more than $800,000 for her re-election during the first three …


UPDATED: Sat., March 31, 2018

Lisa Brown reports raising $1 million; Cathy McMorris Rodgers draws big crowd

Both women vying to represent Eastern Washington in Congress touted their campaigns’ enthusiasm this week, with Lisa Brown crossing a fundraising threshold only two of her Democratic predecessors have matched …


WVHS band halfway to goal for Soul Steppers gear

The West Valley High School marching band and color guard last year experienced the opportunity to play in the Veteran’s Day Parade and Band of Pride Patriotic Concert in New …


UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 22, 2017

Pro-Moore group fundraises off Trump’s near endorsement

A political action committee supporting Senate candidate Roy Moore is fundraising off President Donald Trump’s near-endorsement of the Alabama Republican, who is facing new allegations of decades-old sexual misconduct in …


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 3, 2017

Trump pushes DOJ on Clinton, won’t rule out firing Sessions

President Donald Trump said Friday the American public “deserves” a federal investigation of Hillary Clinton and the Democratic National Committee over a joint fundraising agreement they signed in August 2015.


UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 20, 2017

Nerd Wallet: Surprise! Four things you didn’t know were taxable

Tax season begins in just a few months, which means there’s precious little time left to prevent unwelcome tax surprises next April. For many people, the blow comes when they …


Idaho GOP candidates report congressional fundraising

Candidates for the U.S. House and Senate in 2018 elections have a Monday deadline to file campaign finance disclosures with the Federal Election Commission.


Trump campaign raising money off Pence walking out of NFL game

President Donald Trump’s joint fundraising committee sent an email Monday asking donors to show support for Vice President Mike Pence’s decision to leave an NFL game in Indianapolis after some …


VP Pence to flex fundraising muscle for Republicans

Vice President Mike Pence went home to Indiana on Friday to pressure the state’s lone Democratic senator to support a GOP tax overhaul. He’ll bounce to Alabama on Monday, campaigning …


Fundraising drive sets goal of buying meal delivery van

Volunteers with the Women and Children’s Free Restaurant are holding a fund-raising campaign to buy a new meals delivery van


UPDATED: Wed., June 28, 2017

New president’s politicking raises ethics flags

Barely five months into office, President Donald Trump keeps taking time out from governing to run for re-election.


Montana congressional race breaks fundraising record

Republican Greg Gianforte and Democrat Rob Quist raised a combined $11.5 million in last month’s special congressional election, a record haul in Montana for a U.S. House seat.


Seattle neighborhoods raise $42K to save baseball team

Rainier Beach’s baseball team saved by neighbors who raised $42,646 on GoFundMe.


BBB Tip of the Week: Giving to crowdfunding sites

There is a good chance if you are on social media or have an email account that you have been sent a link to a crowdfunding site to support an …


College fundraising has become pivotal

Budgetary pressure has put the squeeze on colleges and universities. This is a nationwide trend that has forced university presidents to be as adept at fundraising as they are at …


Trump stops holding high-dollar fundraisers that were raising big cash for the GOP

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has stopped holding events for his high-dollar fundraising operation for the rest of the campaign, an unusual move that deals another serious blow to the …


Clinton’s August fundraising spree: From Scranton to Cher

Scranton isn’t a standard stop on the Democratic fundraising circuit. Yet Hillary Clinton put the Western Pennsylvania city on her itinerary – several times. The Democratic presidential nominee and her …


Women and Children’s Free Restaurant closer to fundraising goal

The Women and Children’s Free Restaurant and Community Kitchen is one step closer to a $2 million fund-raising goal after receiving a $5,000 grant from Avista Foundation, the community investment …


Trump buys others’ email lists for fundraising pitches

Donald Trump has sent a flurry of email fundraising appeals in recent days, though rather than originating from his campaign, some have been sent to addresses on lists purchased from …


Trump’s campaign may go the way of his Atlantic City casino

Trump ignored warnings that he would not be able to attract enough gamblers to pay the bills – just as many warned that Trump’s coalition of angry white men was …


Bernie Sanders campaign down to less than $6 million in cash

Bernie Sanders’ campaign had less than $6 million at the start of May, a critical cash shortage as he makes an admittedly tough final play to wrest the Democratic presidential …


Miss Manners: Number of fundraisers overwhelming

DEAR MISS MANNERS: On a wonderful weekend in New York City with a friend and our two daughters, ages 9 and 12, we enjoyed a Broadway show, dinners out, sightseeing …


Idaho PAC against Otter raises $107,000 in week

BOISE – A new group with ties to Republican Party central committees in two Idaho counties has raised more than $100,000 in the past week for campaign attacks on Idaho’s …