Morning Maddow: Mitt Romney’s Money vs. Citizens United

The hits to the Romney campaign keep on coming — with more on the horizon as Mitt’s millions & proven fund-raising acumen are no match for Gingrich’s savvy monetary maneuvering within a rotten post-Citizens United political landscape. As Maddow noted last night, “Money buys...

March Madness: Obama’s $40 Million

I heartily agree with Phillip Brownlee of ME Blog; the fact that Obama managed to raise $40 million dollars in the month of March is staggering. The Daily Kos puts things into perspective: March was arguably Obama’s worst month of the campaign. He wasn’t able to take advantage of his shot to...

Obama Still Winning The Fundraising Race

The Clinton campaign would initially seem to have some real good news to announce today; the camp has is on track to raise $35 million dollars by the close of business tomorrow. That’s a considerable sum by any measure, and would equate to significantly more than a million dollars a day.  It’s...

Beaten To The Punch

So earlier today I looked at Marc Ambinder’s cautionary tale of going overboard on Hillary donating money to her campaign.  Especially I agreed with him that the Clinton team could turn this into a “Match Hillary” fund raiser. Well, I just got home, and in my inbox was a mailer from the...

Outside The Blocs

In the most recent reporting results for Republican presidential candidates, Ron Paul delivered a surprising five million, causing something of a stir among his supporters and for those watching horse race at a time when fundraising is arguably still a better metric than polling data. But who are these...

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