Latest from Michelle Ye Hee Lee
The figures are officially in. Candidates spent a lot.
  • Feb 21, 2020
The senator has branded herself as the only presidential candidate immune to the influence of unlimited spending by wealthy donors.
  • Feb 19, 2020
The Campaign Legal Center filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission over the Buttigieg campaign and VoteVets.
  • Feb 18, 2020
This event and others show President Trump has embraced big donors, who get special access at intimate gatherings.
  • Feb 13, 2020
The senator from Vermont, who has become a financial juggernaut in the Democratic race, is also expanding staff and advertising.
  • Feb 6, 2020
  • Analysis
Analyzing which candidates had the greatest appeal to certain communities of donors
  • Feb 3, 2020
2020 Democrats spent big in the final quarter of 2019, new federal filings show. They are in need of a quick infusion of cash to survive the early primary states.
  • Feb 1, 2020
Michael Bloomberg spent $11 million of his own money on a 60-second Super Bowl ad. How much money would that mean to you? Let’s put the finances of the ultra-rich into the context of everyday life.
  • Jan 30, 2020
Senate Majority PAC, the main super PAC aligned with Senate Democrats, said it raised $61 million in 2019 and entered 2020 with more than $47 million.
  • Jan 28, 2020
Officials said Republican donors supporting Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell were fired up to give, spurred by the impeachment inquiry, judicial appointments and the 2020 elections.
  • Jan 23, 2020