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WNYC News

Cuomo Far Outpaces Astorino in Campaign Fundraising

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

WNYC

Gov. Andrew Cuomo's campaign war chest grew by just $2 million since January, but he enjoys a massive lead over his Republican challenger, Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino, according to new financial reports released Tuesday.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

AG Schneiderman: Campaign Finance Reform

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

New York's attorney general, Eric Schneiderman, talks about the new regulations on non-profits, including 501(c)(4)s, that spend more than $10,000 on elections.

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The Takeaway

Campaign Fundraising Reaching New Heights

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Super PACs have raised nearly a quarter of a billion dollars so far this year. Anna Sale, politics reporter for WNYC's It's a Free Country, explains the new planet of the presidential campaign "cash rush."

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The Takeaway

Audio Essay: John Hockenberry Crashes Clooney's Fundraiser

Friday, May 11, 2012

The biggest campaign fundraiser in history raised $15 million and packed a star-filled house of Hollywood millionaires in LA with the President at the center of it all. A huge chunk of the money came from people who were entered in a drawing for a chance to see it all, to hang out with George Clooney, Barbra Streisand, Robert Downey Jr., producers like Jeffery Katzenberg, and director Stephen Speilberg.

Who would want to be a nobody at a party like that? We wanted to find out, so John Hockenberry crashes the Clooney dinner in this audio essay.

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It's A Free Country ®

Fundraising Falters, but Paul, Supporters Look to Convention

Thursday, March 22, 2012

If he could run on enthusiasm alone, Paul would be riding high. But when it comes to cash, all signs point to Ron Paul’s well drying up, slowly but surely.

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