Sanders raised $25.3 million during the third quarter, which lasts from July to September, Buttigieg raised 19.1 million, and Biden raised $15 million. Warren raised $24.6 million, she announced Friday, and said she has $25.7 million cash on hand.
Sen. Patrick Leahy accepted a $1,000 donation on November 4, 2018 from the National Cannabis Industry Association PAC, SAM (Smart Approaches to Marijuana) reported Friday.
Section 1 of their “Democracy for All” Amendment authorizes Congress and the states to “regulate and set reasonable limits on the raising and spending of money by candidates and others to influence elections.” This would allow a future left wing Congress to revive and strengthen BCRA.
If the Federal Election Commission (FEC) finds that the New York Democrat’s campaign operated in affiliation with the PAC, which had raised more than $1.8 million before her June 2018 primary, it would open them up to “massive reporting violations.”
In this State Headliners, tech giants contribute to re-election of TJ Donovan, and GunSense PAC backs 14 candidates.
A powerful myth exists among the citizenry of Vermont. The myth is that the Republican party is the party of the rich and powerful and the Democrat Party is the party of the poor and downtrodden.
While it is unlikely that any single contribution will influence how a candidate will vote, knowing candidates’ financial supporters can provide insight into their positions on issues.