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The Republican National Committee Election Night party at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, DC.

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The Republican National Committee Election Night party at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, DC.

RNC Beat DNC in August Fundraising

The Republican National Committee extended its advantage in fundraising over the Democratic National Committee last month, according to filings the two national party groups made Sept. 20 with the Federal Election Commission. The RNC raised $6.8 million in August and...

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Sen. Michael Enzi, R-Wyo., office in the Russell Senate Office Building in this June 12, 2008 file photo.

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Sen. Michael Enzi, R-Wyo., office in the Russell Senate Office Building in this June 12, 2008 file photo.

Wyoming: Enzi Donations Spike After Cheney Announces

Liz Cheney may be helping Mike Enzi. Republican Sen. Enzi of Wyoming saw an influx of donations from colleagues and company political action committees after Cheney announced she would challenge him for renomination. Enzi, seeking a fourth six-year term, received...

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Jeffrey Katzenberg, the co-founder of Dreamworks SKG, during an  International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

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Jeffrey Katzenberg, the co-founder of Dreamworks SKG, during an International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

Unions, Katzenberg Help Senate Democratic Super-PAC Raise $3 Mln

The super-political action committee working to defend the Democratic Senate majority raised more than $3 million this year from donors including labor unions and business executives. Senate Majority PAC raised $3.04 million from Jan. 1 to July 15 and had...

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Stacks of U.S. $100 bills in New York.

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Stacks of U.S. $100 bills in New York.

Bloomberg by the Numbers: $193 Mln

That’s how much the six major national party committees raised in the first six months of 2013, according to Federal Election Commission reports. The three Democratic groups — the Democratic National Committee, the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee and the Democratic...

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Stephen Schwarzman, chairman and chief executive officer of Blackstone Group LP.

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Stephen Schwarzman, chairman and chief executive officer of Blackstone Group LP.

Blackstone’s Schwarzman Aids South Dakota’s Thune

Sen. John Thune of South Dakota, third-ranking Republican in the chamber, raised $478,000 for his political action committee this year from donors including Blackstone Group LP Chief Executive Officer Stephen Schwarzman. Schwarzman, a billionaire who leads the world’s biggest private...

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A Facebook "Like" button inside Facebook Inc.'s new data storage center in Lulea, Sweden, on June 12, 2013.

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A Facebook "Like" button inside Facebook Inc.'s new data storage center in Lulea, Sweden, on June 12, 2013.

Facebook: Friending Both Parties

Like many big companies with business before a divided Congress, Facebook Inc. sends political donations to both Democrats and Republicans, focusing on the party leaders and members of key committees who shape the policy agenda. Of the $105,000 that Facebook’s...

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Delegates hug during day three of the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Sept. 6, 2012.

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Delegates hug during day three of the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Sept. 6, 2012.

Bloomberg By the Numbers: $20.6 Million

The Democratic National Committee’s most recent filings last week showed that the party entered May $20.6 million in debt, thanks in large part to the money spent in 2012 to successfully re-elect President Barack Obama. The figures were contained in...

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Rep. Joe Sestak (D-PA), standing onstage with his wife Susan and daughter Alex, concedes the Pennsylvania Senate race to Republican Pat Toomey November 3, 2010 at the Radnor Hotel in St. Davids, Pennsylvania.

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Rep. Joe Sestak (D-PA), standing onstage with his wife Susan and daughter Alex, concedes the Pennsylvania Senate race to Republican Pat Toomey November 3, 2010 at the Radnor Hotel in St. Davids, Pennsylvania.

Sestak Eyes Pennsylvania Comeback — in 2016

Just six months have passed since the last election and 18 months remain until the next one in November 2014. Pennsylvania Democrat Joe Sestak already is planning for the election after that. Sestak, a former House member who lost a...

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