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Possible Biden run puts Obama fundraising network on high alert

Aug 26, 2015

Here's one to put in the Joe-is-for-real column. wapo.st/1KNNPKM

Possible Biden run puts Obama fundraising network on high alert

washingtonpost.com — The possibility that Vice President Joe Biden may jump into the 2016 presidential campaign is convulsing the network of wealthy Democrats that financed President Obama's two White House bids, galvanizing fundraisers underwhelmed by Hillary Rodham Clinton's performance.
Aug 26, 2015

Possible Biden run puts Obama fundraising network on high alert - The Washington Post @mateagold washingtonpost.com/politics/possi…

Aug 26, 2015

Sweepy @mateagold piece on Dem money world on high alert for BIDEN. Some Clinton donors would abandon ship wapo.st/1JjynpI

Aug 26, 2015

Possible Biden run puts Obama donor network on high alert: “I think you are going to see a groundswell” - wapo.st/1JjynpI @mateagold

Aug 26, 2015

RT @sinderbrand: Possible Biden run puts Obama donor network on high alert: “I think you are going to see a groundswell” - wapo.st/1JjynpI @mateagold

Aug 26, 2015

Possible Biden run puts Obama fundraising network on high alert wpo.st/m_sW0 via @mateagold

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Former president George W. Bush to headline Jeb fundraiser in New York on Sept. 10

washingtonpost.com — Former President George W. Bush is set to headline a luncheon fundraiser for the Jeb Bush presidential campaign in New York on Sept. 10, according to several people familiar with the event, part of an expanding role he is playing to help raise money for his younger brother's White House bid.
Aug 26, 2015

RT @postpolitics: Former president George W. Bush to headline Jeb fundraiser in New York on Sept. 10 wapo.st/1KMAp1J

Aug 26, 2015

Another @MateaGold scoop: George W. Bush to headline @JebBush fundraiser in NYC on 9/10 wpo.st/bJpW0

Aug 26, 2015

Scoop: George W. Bush, stepping up efforts to raise money for Jeb, to headline fundraiser in New York on Sept. 10 wpo.st/hKpW0

Aug 26, 2015

George W. Bush, whose campaign ads played off 9/11, is fundraising for his Jeb . . . in New York . . . on 9/10. wapo.st/1fFATxV

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Democratic group accuses GOP candidates of illegally coordinating with Koch political network

washingtonpost.com — A Democratic legal watchdog group has filed a new Federal Election Commission complaint against 11 GOP presidential candidates, the Republican National Committee and several groups in the Koch political network, saying their participation in a data-sharing arrangement violates coordination rules.
Aug 25, 2015

RT @edatpost: @MateaGold delivers again: Democratic group accuses GOP candidates of illegally coordinating with Koch network wpo.st/QKiW0

Aug 25, 2015

Democratic group accuses GOP candidates of illegally coordinating with Koch political network wapo.st/1PPcHX3 pic.twitter.com/RzzcQ75htR

Aug 25, 2015

@MateaGold delivers again: Democratic group accuses GOP candidates of illegally coordinating with Koch network wpo.st/QKiW0

Aug 25, 2015

Democratic group accuses GOP candidates of illegally coordinating with Koch political network wpo.st/6MiW0

Aug 25, 2015

Democratic group accuses GOP candidates of illegally coordinating with Koch political network wpo.st/-PiW0

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Top Democratic fundraisers invited to meet with Joe Biden at Naval Observatory

washingtonpost.com — Major Democratic fundraisers have been invited to meet with Vice President Joe Biden at his residence at the U.S. Naval Observatory after Labor Day, part of a series of conversations he is having with senior party players as he contemplates jumping into the 2016 race.
Aug 24, 2015

Biden scooplet from @mateagold: Top Democratic fundraisers invited to meet with Joe Biden at the Naval Observatory wapo.st/1JvIvzb

Aug 24, 2015

RT @postpolitics: Top Democratic fundraisers invited to meet with Joe Biden at Naval Observatory wapo.st/1KIctwz

Aug 24, 2015

RT @sinderbrand: Biden scooplet from @mateagold: Top Democratic fundraisers invited to meet with Joe Biden at the Naval Observatory wapo.st/1JvIvzb

Aug 24, 2015

Scoop: Top Democratic fundraisers invited to meet with Joe Biden at Naval Observatory wpo.st/YOfW0

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Independent groups allied with Hillary Clinton launching effort to mobilize female voters

washingtonpost.com — Two independent groups allied with Democratic White House contender Hillary Rodham Clinton are teaming up on an ambitious effort to mobilize female voters in support of her, the latest example of how outside organizations financed by wealthy backers are seeking to shape the dynamics of the 2016 race.
Aug 17, 2015

Scooplet: Priorities and EMILY's List launching effort to mobilize female voters for Hillary Clinton wapo.st/1DZlYdG

Aug 17, 2015

RT @guycecil: Excited to announce a @PrioritiesUSA partnership with @EmilysList to mobilize women voters for @HillaryClinton wpo.st/7bCV0

Aug 17, 2015

RT @guycecil: Excited to announce a @PrioritiesUSA partnership with @EmilysList to mobilize women voters for @HillaryClinton wpo.st/7bCV0

Aug 17, 2015

Priorities USA and EMILY's List team up to mobilize women voters for Hillary. @mateagold has the deets here: washingtonpost.com/news/post-poli…

Super PACs throw lifelines to candidates scrambling for cash

washingtonpost.com — If this were any other election cycle, Rick Perry would have reached the end of his presidential bid this week when his campaign nearly ran out of cash.
Aug 12, 2015

RT @AlecMacGillis: Hard to overstate what a farce the alleged limits on SuperPACs have become. @mateagold and @philiprucker: washingtonpost.com/politics/super…

Aug 12, 2015

RT @mateagold: How a Texas rancher gave $100k Tuesday to keep Perry afloat and other signs of the Super PAC Age, with @PhilipRucker wapo.st/1f65qES

Aug 11, 2015

JUST POSTED, my latest with @PhilipRucker: Super PACs throw lifelines to candidates scrambling for cash wpo.st/Q9DU0

Aug 11, 2015

We're officially in the super PAC age: Jindal's hosts town halls; Fiorina's investing in ground game. wpo.st/Q9DU0

Aug 11, 2015

NEW w/ @mateagold: In the old days, Perry would be dead. Not now. Super PACs give cash-strapped candidates lifelines wpo.st/Q9DU0

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Charles Koch on the 2016 race, climate change and whether he has too much power

par4thecourse.newsvine.com — DANA POINT, Calif. -- Charles Koch steers one of the biggest private corporations in the United States and leads a network of conservative groups that serves as a major force in American politics. But the billionaire industrialist dismisses the idea that he commands great influ ...

Charles Koch on the 2016 race, climate change and whether he has too much power

washingtonpost.com — DANA POINT, Calif. -- Charles Koch steers one of the biggest private corporations in the United States and leads a network of conservative groups that serves as a major force in American politics. But the billionaire industrialist dismisses the idea that he commands great influence. "There are so many things I would change!"
Aug 04, 2015

Charles Koch on the 2016 race, climate change and whether he has too much power wpo.st/wxUT0

Aug 04, 2015

Fascinating stuff about Koch brothers from @mateagold: Charles Koch reveals his presidential pick: Calvin Coolidge wpo.st/wxUT0

Aug 04, 2015

Charles Koch agrees humans contribute to climate change, but figures it won't be that bad. j.mp/1IhcU2h via @eilperin

Aug 04, 2015

RT @mateagold: Charles Koch on the 2016 race, climate change and whether he has too much power wpo.st/wxUT0

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Charles Koch’s focus on ‘injustices’ is fueled by an unlikely partnership

washingtonpost.com — Last month, billionaire industrialist and conservative donor Charles Koch was meeting in his Wichita office with Michael Lomax, president of the United Negro College Fund, when the conversation turned to the recent church massacre in Charleston, S.C. "The reaction of the people in that community, I mean, blew me away," Koch recounted Monday in a rare interview with The Washington Post.
Aug 03, 2015

Exclusive: Charles Koch’s focus on ‘injustices’ is fueled by an unlikely partnership. My interview w/ Koch and Lomax wpo.st/rRTT0

Aug 03, 2015

RT @mateagold: Exclusive: Charles Koch’s focus on ‘injustices’ is fueled by an unlikely partnership. My interview w/ Koch and Lomax wpo.st/rRTT0

Aug 03, 2015

RT @mateagold: Exclusive: Charles Koch’s focus on ‘injustices’ is fueled by an unlikely partnership. My interview w/ Koch and Lomax wpo.st/rRTT0

Aug 03, 2015

In an exclusive invu w/@mateagold, Charles Koch discusses the unusual partnership fueling his civil rights remarks washingtonpost.com/politics/charl…

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Aug 31, 2015

RT @postlocal: More than 1,100 D.C. police officers vote ‘no confidence’ in Lanier wpo.st/36OY0

Aug 31, 2015

RT @daveweigel: Take a break from Trumpmania with my story about the pilgrimages to Jimmy Carter’s Sunday school class washingtonpost.com/national/crowd…

Aug 31, 2015

Your must-read this am: @danbalz @wpjenna on what backers say Scott Walker needs to revive his flagging campaign wpo.st/-XMY0

Aug 29, 2015

@StevePtweets @kenvogel @rubycramer @nickconfessore Narrow coordination rules actually leave ample room to coordinate on fundraising...

Aug 28, 2015

RT @kenvogel: Huckabee mega-donor Ronnie Cameron funneled $26M+ into non-profits b/t 2006 & 2013 thru a 501c called The Jesus Fund. http://…

Aug 28, 2015

RT @colvinj: Dessert, Trump style. That is a "Make America Great Again" hat cake. pic.twitter.com/C1zCxjRCBQ

Aug 28, 2015

RT @phscoop: Texas accountant punched, killed outside bar in NW DC had hands in pocket when attacked. Police say he had paused to watch fight. Story soon

Aug 28, 2015

RT @PhilipRucker: Just posted: O’Malley effectively declares war on Dem Party leadership, blasting party for “rigged” debate process washingtonpost.com/news/post-poli…


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