Millions pour into California’s heavily contested special election

A couple uses the curbside option to vote at an early voting station for the special election in California’s 25th

Outside groups, third-party candidates meddle in Montana Senate race with party backing

Sens. Jon Tester, D-Mont., left, and Steve Daines, R-Mont., (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call) Montana Gov. Steve Bullock might be trailing

Trump-tied companies receive millions in small business aid

President Donald Trump and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin speak during a briefing on the coronavirus pandemic. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images) Companies

Trump-tied lobbying firm flourishes as businesses push for coronavirus relief

Former Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi (right) is one of many Ballard Partners lobbyists close to Trump. (Photo by Chris

PAC money helps drive sizable fundraising advantage for House Democrats

Reps. Angie Craig (D-MN) and Elissa Slotkin (D-MI). Both 1st term members have proven themselves to be strong fundraisers. Incumbent

California lawmakers back small business aid to private equity-backed companies

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-CA, and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-CA. (SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images) As Democrats and

McConnell falls behind in the money race as small donors flock to McGrath

Amy McGrath (Alex Wong/Getty Images) Millions are pouring into the Kentucky Senate race as small donors throw cash at former

Bernie Sanders’ small-dollar fueled campaign comes to an end

Sen. Bernie Sanders (Scott Olson/Getty Images) Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) dropped out of the presidential race Wednesday, ending his second

Republican lawmakers urge Trump to give oil producers a boost

(Spencer Platt/Getty Images) President Donald Trump is expected to meet with executives from major oil and gas companies at the

Anti-Sanders super PAC is backing moderate Democrats for House races

WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES – JANUARY 08 2020: U.S. Representative Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ) at a press conference to introduce a bill

Trump admin deems gun dealers and shooting ranges essential after lobbying push

(DOMINICK REUTER/AFP via Getty Images) The Trump administration designated the firearms industry as essential “critical infrastructure” over the weekend following

Outside group snubs Sessions in Alabama Senate race, back Tuberville after Trump endorsement

Tommy Tuberville (Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images) Contributions for Republican Tommy Tuberville are pouring in after President Donald Trump endorsed him on

Business associations lobby Trump, Congress to ease paid sick leave requirements

(Mark Wilson/Getty Images) Amid the coronavirus pandemic, powerful business associations are lobbying the Trump administration and Congress to influence key

Outside groups pour money into Biden support

(Kyle Rivas/Getty Images) Outside groups are pouring millions into backing former Vice President Joe Biden as he gains momentum with

Sanders has the donors, Biden leads polls in Tuesday primary states

Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) endorsed former Vice President Joe Biden on Monday in Michigan. (Photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty

Democrats spent over $1 billion on failed presidential bids

Democrats after an early debate in 2019 (Joe Raedle/Getty Images) Two billionaires and two dozen hopefuls who dropped out of

Low on cash and delegates, Warren ends her White House bid

(Drew Angerer/Getty Images) Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) suspended her campaign Thursday, ending a White House bid highlighted by fierce debate

Bloomberg’s half-billion dollar investment failed to pay dividends

(Joe Raedle/Getty Images) Michael Bloomberg dropped out of the Democratic presidential primary Wednesday after his half-billion dollar campaign fell flat

Warren faces challenge from Sanders in home state despite financial backing

Senator Elizabeth Warren (JOSEPH PREZIOSO/AFP via Getty Images) After failing to make headway in key early primary states, polls suggest

Two of this cycle’s top megadonors are running for president

Left – Mike Bloomberg (Joe Raedle/Getty Images) Right – Tom Steyer (Scott Olson/Getty Images) Two billionaire presidential candidates, Tom Steyer

South Carolina donors give the greatest amount to Biden as Sanders cuts into the lead

(Sean Rayford/Getty Images) Former Vice President Joe Biden is placing his bets on a state that is his stronghold, South

Who is funding the anti-Bernie Sanders super PAC?

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders at a rally in Las Vegas (Caroline Brehman/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images) Several outside

Past spending comes back to 2020 Democrats in the form of endorsements

Michael Bloomberg with District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser, co-chair his national campaign. In 2018, D.C. was chosen as one

Biden dominates with Nevada donors ahead of caucus

(John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via Getty Images) Democratic presidential candidates who received the greatest amount of  donations from Iowa and

Buttigieg rises in New Hampshire polls amid support from hybrid PAC

Presidential contender Pete Buttigieg (Joshua Lott/Getty Images) In the increasingly competitive Democratic primaries, Pete Buttigieg is being accused by his

Mass spending in New Hampshire follows mass confusion in Iowa

Former South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg listens as Sen. Bernie Sanders makes a point during the January Democratic presidential

Every House district in Iowa will see competitive contests in 2020

Rep. Abby Finkenauer of Iowa (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call) A multi-million dollar affair is brewing in Iowa as three of

2020 presidential candidates’ political ad spending floods Super Bowl

Screenshots of Super Bowl ads via Youtube (Mike Bloomberg and Donald J Trump) The Super Bowl draws in millions of

Majority of top 2020 Democrats backed by outside groups as early primaries near

Ahead of the 2020 primaries, Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders and Pete Buttigieg all find themselves supported by outside groups (Scott