Campaign Finance Category

April 10, 2019

Medicare for All and Beyond, Sanders Uses the Senate as His Launching Pad

Senator Bernie Sanders reintroduced his Medicare for All Act on Wednesday in a choreographed event charged with the unmistakable presidential politics of 2020.

April 10, 2019

Elizabeth Warren’s 2020 Campaign Says It Raised $6 Million

Ms. Warren’s total lagged what several other Democratic presidential candidates received in the first quarter of the year, but she had a strong finish to the quarter.

April 4, 2019

Landlords Get a $173 Million Deal From City as Their Lawyer Raises Funds for de Blasio

The lawyer’s work for Mayor Bill de Blasio may resurrect questions of whether the mayor blurs the line between city business and political fund-raising.

April 1, 2019

Pete Buttigieg Says He Raised $7 Million in First Quarter for 2020 Bid

The 37-year-old mayor of South Bend, Ind., little known just a few months ago, has raised his political profile and online following in recent weeks.

March 31, 2019

Why Elizabeth Warren, a Presumed Front-Runner, Trails Her Rivals in Fund-Raising

Money is a problem for the Democratic senator, who is likely to be substantially out-raised in the first quarter. And she’s not the fresh candidate anymore. But much time remains.

March 29, 2019

A Texan’s Big Bet on a Fossil-Fuel Future for California

Andrew Beal, a poker-playing billionaire and major Trump backer, could upend California’s carbon-free power goals with a case before federal regulators.