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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, a Democrat from Nevada, at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.

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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, a Democrat from Nevada, at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.

Reid Sends $100,000 to DSCC

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid sent $100,000 in campaign funds last month to the Democratic group leading the effort to defend his party’s majority and Reid’s leadership post in the November election. Sen. Patty Murray of Washington matched Reid’s donation...

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U.S. President Barack Obama in the Oval Office on Feb. 11, 2014.

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U.S. President Barack Obama in the Oval Office on Feb. 11, 2014.

Obama to Donors: ‘We Get a Little Sleepy’ in the Midterms

For the president to close down a lengthy stretch of the George Washington Parkway in Virginia during evening rush hour, it must be really important, right? Well, it’s important to the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, for sure. It was their...

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President Obama during a news conference in Washington, D.C. on Dec. 20, 2013.

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President Obama during a news conference in Washington, D.C. on Dec. 20, 2013.

Obama, Other Democrats Help Party Win November Senate Fundraising

President Barack Obama and five Democratic senators helped the party’s Senate campaign arm top its Republican counterpart in fundraising last month. The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee raised $5.2 million in November and $48.7 million in the first 11 months of...

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Americans for Prosperity Foundation chairman and Koch Industries Executive Vice President David H. Koch during the Defending the American Dream Summit in Washington, DC.

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Americans for Prosperity Foundation chairman and Koch Industries Executive Vice President David H. Koch during the Defending the American Dream Summit in Washington, DC.

Koch-Backed Ads Target Democrats on Obamacare

Updated at 10:50 am EST Americans for Prosperity, the nonprofit partially funded by billionaire energy executives Charles and David Koch, announced today that it would spend $4 milion targeting six vulnerable congressional Democrats for their support of President Barack Obama’s...

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The U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.

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The U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.

Bloomberg by the Numbers: $278.4 Million

That’s how much the six major national political party committees — three Democratic and three Republican — raised in campaign funds this year through September. The three Democratic committees combined raised $144 million compared with $134.4 million for the three...

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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, a Democrat from Nevada, right, and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, a Democrat from California, speak to the media after a meeting with President Barack Obama at the White House in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 2, 2013.

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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, a Democrat from Nevada, right, and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, a Democrat from California, speak to the media after a meeting with President Barack Obama at the White House in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 2, 2013.

Senate Democrats Win September Fundraising as Republicans Erase Debt

The political arm of the Senate’s Democrats topped its partisan counterpart in fundraising in eight of nine months this year including September, when the Republican political organization erased its debt. The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee raised $4.6 million last month...

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Eric Schmidt

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Eric Schmidt

Google’s Schmidt Helps NRSC Edge DSCC in April Fundraising

Senate Republicans’ campaign arm outraised its Democratic counterpart last month for this first time this year, aided by donors including Google Inc. chairman Eric Schmidt. Schmidt gave $32,300 to the National Republican Senatorial Committee in April, helping it outraise the Democratic Senatorial...

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