Will donors to Cory Booker move to other 2020 Democrats?

Sen. Cory Booker (NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP via Getty Images) Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) shares thousands of donors with several presidential candidates,

Trump judicial adviser’s ‘dark money’ network hides Supreme Court spending

Supreme Court Justices John Roberts, Elena Kagan, Neil Gorsuch, and Brett Kavanaugh (Alex Wong/Getty Images) A secretive network spending millions

Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst denounced ‘dark money’ as her campaign privately embraced it

Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa). (Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images) Around the same time that Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa)

Millions of political ad dollars fuel Trump impeachment fight

(Stephanie Keith/Getty Images) Political candidates and groups shelled out millions on impeachment-related TV ads before the House impeached President Donald

OpenSecrets’ look back at money and politics in 2019

Our biggest money-in-politics story for 2019 was actually 2020, which promises to be the most expensive election year ever.  With

Cash-strapped NRA discloses spending on foreign fundraising for first time

(Scott Olson/Getty Images) The National Rifle Association disclosed spending on foreign fundraising for the first time in the gun rights

Anti-impeachment Rep. Van Drew to flip to GOP after taking six figures from Democratic colleagues

Rep. Jeff Van Drew (Alex Wong/Getty Images) Anti-impeachment Rep. Jeff Van Drew (D-N.J.) is expected to switch parties from Democrat

Environmental groups saw revenue spike, spent heavily amid EPA rollbacks

(Samuel Corum/Getty Images) Amid rising concerns about climate change and extensive rollbacks of environmental regulations under President Donald Trump’s administration,

Luxury hotel stays, private flights, new nonprofits: Leadership PACs can pay for them

(Gonzalo Marroquin/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images) Designed primarily to provide funding for other candidates running for office, leadership PACs are

Corporate PAC cash takes a winding route to Democratic Senate challengers rejecting it

Maine Speaker of the House Sara Gideon (Brianna Soukup/Portland Press Herald via Getty Images) Democrats’ narrow path to taking the

Ukrainian foreign influence operation bankrolled by secret donors in coordinated effort

Yulia Tymoshenko talks to media on consideration of demands of protesters, Kyiv, Ukraine Oct.19, 2017. (Photo by Sergii Kharchenko/NurPhoto via

‘Dark money’ groups drove support for IRS rule eliminating donor disclosure

(ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP via Getty Images) A proposed Trump administration rule to exempt some “dark money” groups from disclosing their donors

Fastest-growing Washington lobbying firms benefit from Trump ties and revolving door hires

(Aurora Samperio/NurPhoto via Getty Images) For many well-connected Washington lobbying firms, business is booming after President Donald Trump’s 2016 election. 

GOP Senate appointee Kelly Loeffler has extensive history of giving to Republicans — and a few Democrats

Atlanta Dream owner Kelly Loeffler (right) speaks with veteran NBA player Dwight Howard (left) during a WNBA game (Rich von

Democratic drop-outs spent at least $74M pursuing unsuccessful 2020 bids

(Mark Makela/Getty Images) Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) became the latest 2020 Democrat to drop out of the presidential race Tuesday,

Trump Foundation tax return shows activities grinding to a halt before shutdown

While on the campaign trail in 2016, then-candidate Donald Trump gave a $100,000 donation to an organization that assists wounded

Castro, Booker have highest proportion of contributions from Iowa women

Julian Castro, former housing secretary (left) and Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) each receive more than 60 percent of their Iowa

Retail giants gear up for Black Friday — and political giving

A Black Friday sale (TOLGA AKMEN/AFP via Getty Images) Ready, shoppers? Your long-awaited holidays are afoot — so are the

Koch network makes first jump into 2020 races, defending GOP senators

CEO and Chairman of Stand Together Brian Hooks with Charles Koch (Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images for Stand Together) The Charles Koch-backed

Democratic Party falls further behind GOP in October fundraising

Tom Perez, Chairman of the DNC (Michael Brochstein/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) As 2020 nears, the Democratic Party continues to

Karl Rove-linked ‘dark money’ group raised, spent big ahead of 2018 midterms

Screencap from a video posted in One Nation’s Youtube feed. One Nation, a “dark money” group that primarily backs Senate

Liberal ‘dark money’ operation behind ads urging Republicans to support impeachment

Screencap from a video posted in Defend American Democracy’s Youtube feed. A veterans group urging Republican lawmakers to “put country

Elise Stefanik raises her profile — and her opponent’s — amid impeachment inquiry

Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY) (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.) has emerged as a key figure in the impeachment

Clinton Foundation cash flow continues to drop years after 2016 election loss

(Matthew Horwood/Getty Images) Cash flow to the Clinton Foundation continues to plummet, leaving the organization in the red for a

Big Pharma bankrolled conservative groups that pushed industry message to Trump, tax returns show

(NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP via Getty Images) The pharmaceutical industry’s largest trade association gave millions of dollars in grants to a number

2020 presidential candidates top $100M in digital ad spending as Twitter goes dark

President Trump leads all other candidates when it comes to digital ad spending (Omar Marques/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) Digital

Big-dollar donors helped Deval Patrick lay groundwork for presidential campaign

Deval Patrick, Former Governor of Massachusetts (Michael Brochstein/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick is making a

Bloomberg brings the biggest bucks to the Democratic presidential primary

Michael Bloomberg (Roy Rochlin/Getty Images) Michael Bloomberg, one of the richest men in the world, is expected to enter the

Maxine Waters’ blue seat isn’t up for grabs — but the lucrative chance to challenge her is

House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters (Tom William/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images) Earlier this year, Navy veteran Joe

How are presidential candidates spending their campaign cash?

Elizabeth Warren spends more than any of her fellow 2020 presidential candidates on salaries (Sean Rayford/Getty Images) Campaigning for president

Half of Kamala Harris’ bundlers are funding other 2020 Democrats

Senator Kamala Harris (via flickr – Gage Skidmore) Entering the 2020 presidential field as an ascendant first-term California senator, Kamala

Which agencies attract the most lobbyists?

The Treasury Department (pictured) is consistently one of the most lobbied federal agencies. (MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images) From the White House

Trump launches joint fundraising committee with vulnerable GOP senator

U.S. Senator David Perdue of Georgia (via flickr – Gage Skidmore) President Donald Trump this week formally set up a

Retirees, lawyers and investors powering House Democrats in Trump-won districts

(Sha Hanting/China News Service/VCG via Getty Images) For many of the 31 House Democrats declaring victory last November in districts

Republican retirement opens up top spot on sought-after House committee

Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.), the top Republican on the powerful House Energy and Commerce Committee, speaks at a telecommunications industry

GOP heavy hitters, Trump cabinet members revealed as donors to anti-Obama ‘dark money’ group

(Alfred Gescheidt/Getty Images) Former “dark money” giant Americans for Job Security has walked out from the shadows, disclosing its donors

Big Pharma continues to top lobbying spending

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Reps. Richard Neal (D-Mass.) (L) and Frank Pallone (D-N.J.) reveal House Democrats’ bill to

Education field gives more to Bernie Sanders than other 2020 Democrats

Teachers strike on October 23, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. (Scott Heins/Getty Images) As education reform rises to center stage in