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Israeli President Shimon Peres, left, with singer Barbra Streisand after she sang two songs during Peres' 90th birthday gala on June 18, 2013 in Jerusalem, Israel.

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Israeli President Shimon Peres, left, with singer Barbra Streisand after she sang two songs during Peres' 90th birthday gala on June 18, 2013 in Jerusalem, Israel.

Streisand Helps DNC Out-Raise RNC in September — GOP Still Leading

The Democratic National Committee edged the Republican National Committee in fundraising for the first time this year, though the Republicans began this month on stronger financial footing. Donors including Barbra Streisand helped the DNC take in $7.4 million, compared with...

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Former U.S. secretary of state Hillary Clinton.

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Former U.S. secretary of state Hillary Clinton.

Hillary Clinton Raising $1 Million for De Blasio in NYC

New York Democratic mayoral hopeful Bill de Blasio expects to leave the Roosevelt Hotel in Manhattan tonight with $1 million more than he had when he walked in, thanks to Hillary Clinton, who’s hosting a fundraiser for him there. It’s...

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President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden meets with House Democratic leaders at the White House on October 15, 2013 in Washington, DC.

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President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden meets with House Democratic leaders at the White House on October 15, 2013 in Washington, DC.

House Democrats Top Republicans by $3.1 Million in September

The campaign arm of House Democrats extended its fundraising advantage over Republicans in September, when the two parties clashed over a partial government shutdown that began as the third quarter ended. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee raised $8.4 million last...

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Ninety-six-year-old World War II veteran Eugene Morgan, left, of West Memphis, Arkansas, listens to Rep. Michele Bachmann (D-MN) during Morgan's visit to the World War II Memorial on October 2, 2013 in Washington, DC.

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Ninety-six-year-old World War II veteran Eugene Morgan, left, of West Memphis, Arkansas, listens to Rep. Michele Bachmann (D-MN) during Morgan's visit to the World War II Memorial on October 2, 2013 in Washington, DC.

Republicans Fundraising with Shutdown Fight

House Republicans – who refused to authorize continuing government funding unless the new health-care law was delayed or defunded and have refused to raise the debt limit without concessions — are seeking campaign contributions to continue the fight. A State of the...

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Ben Cooper, left, of Sensible Baby, a start-up with a product that monitors the health of infants, met with Senator Elizabeth Warren and Senator Ed Markey.

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Ben Cooper, left, of Sensible Baby, a start-up with a product that monitors the health of infants, met with Senator Elizabeth Warren and Senator Ed Markey.

Massachusetts Democrats Raise $3.7 Million Seeking Markey’s Seat

The top five Democrats seeking a vacant U.S. House seat in Massachusetts together have raised $3.7 million before a decisive primary election Oct. 15. State Sen. Katherine Clark led with $1.1 million in total receipts, followed by $919,000 for county sheriff...

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Newark Mayor and Senate candidate Cory Booker speaks with members of the media at a polling center on August 13, 2013 in Newark, New Jersey.

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Newark Mayor and Senate candidate Cory Booker speaks with members of the media at a polling center on August 13, 2013 in Newark, New Jersey.

Booker Draws Cash for Final Push

Newark Mayor Cory Booker, the frontrunner for an open Senate seat from New Jersey who’s been backed by Facebook co-founder Matt Zuckerberg and Hollywood A-listers, raised $2.85 million in the two months ended Sept. 26. Booker, a 44-year-old Democrat, is...

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Virginia gubernatorial candidates Democrat Terry McAuliffe, former DNC Chair, and Republican Ken Cuccinelli, II, Attorney General for Virginia, before the start of  a debate in McLean, Virginia, on September 25, 2013.

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Virginia gubernatorial candidates Democrat Terry McAuliffe, former DNC Chair, and Republican Ken Cuccinelli, II, Attorney General for Virginia, before the start of a debate in McLean, Virginia, on September 25, 2013.

Virginia Governor’s Race Dominated By Out-Of-State Money

The two main contenders for governor of Virginia in the Nov. 5 election are collecting most of their campaign funding from out-of-state sources. About 73 percent of the $17.5 million that Democrat Terry McAuliffe raised in itemized donations this year...

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Senator Ted Cruz, a Republican from Texas, speaks during a news conference on Sept. 27, 2013.

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Senator Ted Cruz, a Republican from Texas, speaks during a news conference on Sept. 27, 2013.

Government Shutdown Opens Fundraising – Cruz ‘Poster Boy’

Interest groups and political parties have their hands open even when the government is closed. Democratic and Republican committees and Tea Party groups are among those raising money as they urge their supporters to pressure lawmakers. Most of the solicitations have the...

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OFA: ‘A Lot of Crap’ in Health-Care Ads – ‘Whacky’ as ‘Uncle Sam’

Let’s talk about those health-care ads, President Barack Obama and allies are saying now. “Let’s face it, it’s been a little political, this whole Obama-care thing.” the president said at a forum of the Clinton Global Initiative with former President...

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