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National Politics Reporter — Washington Post

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

The Mercers, top backers of both Ted Cruz and Donald Trump, applaud Cruz’s decision to finally endorse the nominee

washingtonpost.com — Amid the tensions that lingered between Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas and GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump after their heated primary fight, there has been one key bridge between the two men: their relationship with the Mercers, the wealthy conservative benefactors who have poured millions into boosting both their political fortunes.

Lewandowski to collect nearly $500,000 in total from Trump campaign

spokesman.com — Corey Lewandowski is set to be paid nearly half a million dollars by Donald Trump's presidential campaign by the end of the year, with almost a quarter of his compensation coming after the controversial political operative was ousted in June as campaign manager.

Lewandowski to collect nearly $500,000 in total from Trump campaign

the-journal.com — (c) 2016, The Washington Post. Corey Lewandowski is set to be paid nearly half a million dollars by Donald Trump's presidential campaign by the end of the year, with almost a quarter of his compensation coming after the controversial political operative was ousted in June as campaign manager.

Corey Lewandowski set to collect nearly $500,000 from Trump campaign

washingtonpost.com — Corey Lewandowski is set to be paid nearly half a million dollars by Donald Trump's presidential campaign by the end of the year, with almost a quarter of his compensation coming after the controversial political operative's June ouster as campaign manager.

Donald Trump finally ramped up his campaign spending. So where did the money go?

norwichbulletin.com — Last month at this time, we posed this question: Donald Trump is finally raising money. So why isn't he spending it? The Republican presidential nominee had shelled out just $18.4 million in July, about a third of the amount that Democratic rival Hillary Clinton raced through that month.

Donald Trump finally ramped up his campaign spending. So where did the money go?

washingtonpost.com — Last month at this time, regular readers will recall, we posed this question: Donald Trump is finally raising money. So why isn't he spending it? The Republican presidential nominee had shelled out just $18.4 million in July, about a third of the amount that Democratic rival Hillary Clinton raced through that month.

A big-money surge in fight for Congress

the-journal.com — (c) 2016, The Washington Post. The fight for control of Congress is about to get louder and more expensive. A late infusion of big money is allowing congressional super PACs to ratchet up their spending in the final weeks before Election Day, financing an air war that will inundate voters in key states, according to campaign finance reports filed Tuesday.

Anti-Clinton super PAC jumps into the fray with billionaire backing

washingtonpost.com — A super PAC formed to launch quick-strike attacks against Hillary Clinton that has been in standby mode for much of this year is reviving its efforts, backed by seven-figure donations from billionaires Sheldon and Miriam Adelson and TD Ameritrade founder Joe Ricketts.

Hillary Clinton plowed 68 percent of her campaign money into ads last month

washingtonpost.com — The massive investment that Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is making on the airwaves dominated her spending in August, as her campaign plowed more than $33 million in ad production and airtime, a new campaign finance filing shows. Clinton's media expenses accounted for 68 percent of the $49 million that her campaign raced through in its biggest spending month yet.

Hillary Clinton’s main super PAC has raised $132 million. A third came from six wealthy allies.

washingtonpost.com — Priorities USA Action, the main super PAC backing Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, raised $21.7 million in August, its biggest money month yet. The massive haul means the super PAC -- which collected $79 million in 2012, when it was supporting the reelection of President Obama -- has now amassed $132 million.
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Sep 24, 2016

RT @AshleyRParker: ROANOKE, Vir. — Trump supporter turns to press pen here and hollers: "Take your twisted headlines and shove them up your ass!"

Sep 24, 2016

Mercers played a role behind the scenes in recent weeks encouraging Cruz-Trump detente. w/ @costareports  http://wpo.st/V9m-2 

Sep 24, 2016

SCOOP: The Mercers, top backers of both Ted Cruz and Donald Trump, applaud Cruz's decision to finally endorse  http://wpo.st/V9m-2 

Sep 24, 2016

RT @agearan: Gary Johnson blames ‘troll army’ for rumor that running mate might quit, via @daveweigel  http://wapo.st/2d76zvC 

Sep 24, 2016

Debates don’t often change presidential races. Is 2016 the exception? From the great @danbalz:  http://wpo.st/O2m-2 

Sep 24, 2016

RT @washingtonpost: Sometimes you just need a person standing nearby to take your picture. And sometimes that person is the president. https://t.co/8bv2d2AKbs


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