The 2020 Presidential Campaign Money Race

Headline Roundup April 16th, 2019

Federal reports on Monday showed how fast (or slow) 2020 Presidential candidates are raising and spending money.

The 2020 Presidential Campaign Money Race

From the Left
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Campaign Finance, Election 2020

Who has the most campaign cash on hand? Who spent about as much money as they raised? Who relied heavily on personal loans and past political accounts?

Democratic presidential candidates on Monday provided the first broad look at campaign finances. Early fund-raising is no guarantee of votes in 2020, but it is a barometer of which Democrats are generating interest — not an easy feat in a crowded field.

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We crunched the fund-raising numbers for 16...

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From the Right
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Campaign Finance, Election 2020

Sen. Bernard Sanders, Sen. Kamala D. Harris and South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg raised campaign cash much faster than they spent it this year, according to federal reports filed Monday, demonstrating that their operations can go the distance in a presidential race.

Mr. Buttigieg, who has surged in the polls and scored an impressive $7 million in contributions, collected the cash 10 times faster than his campaign spent it. The Indiana mayor still had $6 million in the bank as he started the second quarter.

“That is a remarkably low...

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From the Center
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Campaign Finance, Election 2020

The last of the first-quarter campaign finance reports were made public Monday, providing the most complete picture of who's ahead and who's behind in the presidential money race among declared candidates.

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) leads the pack on the Democratic side with a massive $18.2 million haul. But even that sum pales in comparison to the $30 million President Trump brought in from January through March.

And while it’s still early in the election cycle — the Iowa caucuses are almost 10 months away — the fundraising numbers are...

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