National political reporter for the Washington Post, covering money and influence. I still believe in newspapers. matea.gold@washpost.com

Super PAC, DNC take steps boosting Clinton campaign

seattletimes.com — While providing a likely financial boost to Hillary Clinton, both developments also give her rival, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, fresh fodder to highlight her relationship with Wall Street and other special interests.

Democratic groups move to ramp up financial firepower for Clinton

washingtonpost.com — Two powerful organizations within the Democratic establishment announced steps Friday that have the potential to provide substantial financial firepower to presidential contender Hillary Clinton by drawing on the support of wealthy donors and corporate interests.
Feb 12, 2016

Democratic groups move to ramp up financial firepower for Clinton wapo.st/210b4Mf?tid=ss…

Feb 12, 2016

RT @washingtonpost: Would a spending boost by wealthy donors and corporate interests on Hillary Clinton's behalf help or hurt her? wapo.st/1PIuNZn

Feb 12, 2016

Super PAC moves to ramp up financial firepower for Clinton wpo.st/Zb6B1

Feb 13, 2016

Super PAC moves to ramp up financial firepower for Clinton - Could It Backfire? wpo.st/aW8B1 pic.twitter.com/yuXkr4u3jr

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Super PAC makes big play to lift Hillary Clinton in primary states

examiner-enterprise.com — WASHINGTON - The main super PAC supporting Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton is making its first significant foray into the 2016 primary, launching a radio campaign in South Carolina and spearheading a $4.5 million effort to drive early turnout of African American, Latino and female voters in states that hold contests in March.

Super PAC makes big play to lift Hillary Clinton in primary states

washingtonpost.com — The main super PAC supporting Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton is making its first significant foray into the 2016 primary, launching a radio campaign in South Carolina and spearheading a $4.5 million effort to drive early turnout of African American, Latino and female voters in states that hold primary contests in March.
Feb 12, 2016

SCOOP: Priorities USA super PAC makes big play to lift Hillary Clinton in primary states wapo.st/1Qb7Q6H

Feb 12, 2016

EXCLUSIVE: Super PAC makes big play to lift Hillary Clinton in primary states, via @mateagold wapo.st/1Qb7Q6H

Feb 12, 2016

Super PAC makes big play to lift Hillary Clinton in primary states, via @mateagold wapo.st/1Qb7Q6H

Feb 12, 2016

SCOOP: Super PAC makes big play to lift Hillary Clinton in primary states, via @mateagold wapo.st/1Qb7Q6H

Feb 12, 2016

SCOOP: As Clinton strugglels, Super PAC works to lift her in primary tates, via @mateagold wapo.st/1Qb7Q6H

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17 things you didn’t know about the Koch brothers

washingtonpost.com — 2014 is the Year of the Kochs, apparently. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and other Democrats are working feverishly to cast the billionaire industrialists Charles and David Koch as the symbols of big money run amok in politics. And there are a slew of new books coming out that delve deeply into the lives of the conservative donors and their compatriots.

Rubio donors look for strong South Carolina showing after New Hampshire implosion

washingtonpost.com — SPARTANBURG, S.C. -- Sen. Marco Rubio's network of deep-pocketed donors was disappointed with his fifth-place showing in New Hampshire on Tuesday, but it remained intact and resolved to keep backing him as the race moves to South Carolina for the next 10 days.

Bernie Sanders' fundraising prowess boosts his post-New Hampshire efforts

dispatch.com — Sen. Bernie Sanders took a few moments in his victory speech Tuesday night to make a small request of his supporters: "Please help us raise the funds we need, whether it's 10 bucks, 20 bucks or 50 bucks," he said. The response was so overwhelming that his website buckled under the traffic.

Sanders blows past $6 million fundraising goal for the 24 hours following N.H. win

washingtonpost.com — Within 24 hours of the polls closing, aides said Sanders had raised more than $6 million and was pushing supporters to chip in another $1 million by midnight -- having blown by the earlier goal. "I'll be honest -- right now, the math looks difficult to raise another $1 million today," campaign manager Jeff Weaver said in an email blasted to supporters.
Feb 10, 2016

Sanders blows past $6 million fundraising goal for the 24 hours following N.H. win wpo.st/E7aA1

Feb 10, 2016

RT @mateagold: Sanders blows past $6 million fundraising goal for the 24 hours following N.H. win wpo.st/E7aA1

Feb 10, 2016

RT @mateagold: Sanders blows past $6 million fundraising goal for the 24 hours following N.H. win wpo.st/E7aA1

Feb 10, 2016

RT @mateagold: Sanders blows past $6 million fundraising goal for the 24 hours following N.H. win wpo.st/E7aA1

Feb 10, 2016

RT @mateagold: Sanders blows past $6 million fundraising goal for the 24 hours following N.H. win wpo.st/E7aA1

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Clinton allies launch new nonprofit group to mobilize African American and Latino voters

washingtonpost.com — Top Democrats allied with Hillary Clinton have quietly formed a $25 million nonprofit organization aimed at boosting the turnout of African American and Latino voters, two constituencies key to her presidential bid. The group, called Every Citizen Counts, is being advised by Guy Cecil, who also serves as the chief strategist for the pro-Clinton super PAC Priorities USA Action, as the Associated Press first reported.
Feb 10, 2016

Clinton allies launch new nonprofit group to mobilize African American and Latino voters wpo.st/8KVA1

Feb 10, 2016

RT @mateagold: Clinton allies launch new nonprofit group to mobilize African American and Latino voters wpo.st/8KVA1

Feb 10, 2016

RT @mateagold: Clinton allies launch new nonprofit group to mobilize African American and Latino voters wpo.st/8KVA1

Bernie Sanders’s fundraising prowess boosts his post-New Hampshire efforts

washingtonpost.com — Sen. Bernie Sanders took a few moments in his victory speech Tuesday night to make a small request of his supporters: "Please help us raise the funds we need, whether it's 10 bucks, 20 bucks, or 50 bucks," he said. The response was so overwhelming that his website buckled under the traffic.
Feb 10, 2016

NEW with @WPJohnWagner: @BernieSanders' fundraising prowess boosts his post-New Hampshire efforts wpo.st/uvQA1

Feb 10, 2016

Sanders' mid-speech request for donations last night buckled website. Campaign raised $2.6 million by 12:30 am. wpo.st/uvQA1

Feb 10, 2016

RT @mateagold: Sanders' mid-speech request for donations last night buckled website. Campaign raised $2.6 million by 12:30 am. wpo.st/uvQA1

Feb 10, 2016

Sanders’s request for online donations buckles campaign website; $2.6 mil by 12:30 am. Via @mateagold @WPJohnWagner wpo.st/uvQA1

Feb 10, 2016

RT @PostRoz: Sanders’s request for online donations buckles campaign website; $2.6 mil by 12:30 am. Via @mateagold @WPJohnWagner wpo.st/uvQA1

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Feb 12, 2016

In Daily 202, @jameshohmann notes Clinton's new strategy: relentlessly invoking Obama at every turn wpo.st/_suA1

Feb 12, 2016

RT @thegarance: Thursday’s massive gravitational wave news was broken by a sheet cake (really): washingtonpost.com/news/speaking-…

Feb 12, 2016

Obama to designate new national monuments in the California desert, via @eilperin wpo.st/kNuA1

Feb 12, 2016

New campaign by Priorities to focus solely on positive spots about Clinton. Theme: she will uphold Obama legacy wapo.st/1Qb7Q6H

Feb 12, 2016

SCOOP: Priorities USA super PAC makes big play to lift Hillary Clinton in primary states wapo.st/1Qb7Q6H

Feb 11, 2016

How Bernie Sanders’s sharp words for Obama led to his own presidential bid wpo.st/WlrA1

Feb 11, 2016

RT @davidaxelrod: Not a low blow. @SenSanders was among those who mused in '11 about encouraging a challenge from left to @barackobama. #DemDebate

Feb 11, 2016

RT @washingtonpost: Name two leaders who would influence your foreign policy... Sanders: FDR, Churchill Clinton: FDR, Mandela wapo.st/1PGCKys


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