political donations and fundraising

Beto O'Rourke lands big Obama fundraiser

One of the Democratic Party's most prolific fundraisers says he has pledged to raise campaign money for rising political star Beto O'Rourke should the Texas Democrat seek the presidency in 2020.

FEC: Trump properties received $3.2 million during midterms

Campaigns and PACs spent at least $3.2 million at Trump-owned and branded properties throughout the two-year midterm election cycle, a CNN analysis of Federal Election Commission filings shows. And the total could rise after post-election financial reports are published by the commission.

Heitkamp raises$12.5M after Kavanaugh 'no' vote

Donors sent a wave of fresh money this month to North Dakota Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, one of the Senate's most endangered Democratic incumbents, in the days after she voted to oppose Brett Kavanaugh's ascension to the Supreme Court.

Democrats in key House races sweep past GOP rivals in money battle

All of the Democratic candidates in more than two dozen of the most competitive House races outpaced their Republican rivals in recent campaign fundraising, underscoring the Democrats' enormous financial advantage heading into the midterm elections, a CNN analysis of newly filed campaign-finance reports shows.