As the pandemic poses new challenges in raising money, political candidates need campaign cash more than ever.
WASHINGTON – With his base in wealthy Fairfield County, Rep. Jim Himes is a top campaign fundraiser, but the Democrat has a new Republican challenger who says he plans to rival the incumbent in raising political money.
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WASHINGTON — Donald Trump’s plans to hold a rally in Connecticut this weekend will rev up the campaign season in Connecticut, sharpening the state’s focus on the race for the White House. Meanwhile Connecticut Democrats urged state Republicans Friday to repudiate Trump.
Washington – Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump has raised less than $50,000 in political cash in Connecticut, while Democratic rival Hillary Clinton pulled in $3.6 million, the latest filings with the Federal Elections Commission shows. Trump’s money deficit in the state is in line with the yawning gap with Clinton he has in fundraising across the nation
WASHINGTON – No GOP presidential candidate raised as much campaign money or made as many stops in Connecticut as former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, whose departure from the race gives those remaining in the GOP field a better shot at the state’s delegates. But members of the state’s Republican power structure haven’t, for the most part, indicated who they will support.
WASHINGTON — While it seems they ended their last campaigns just a short while ago, the members of Connecticut’s House delegation have begun raising money for their re-election efforts. Rep. Elizabeth Esty brought in the most money during the first quarter of 2015, but Rep. Jim Himes had the most cash on hand.
WASHINGTON — Although he has yet to announce his political intentions, Sen. Richard Blumenthal raised more than $1.2 million in campaign cash this year — a sign he’s mounting a race for re-election.
WASHINGTON — Republican Mark Greenberg loaned his campaign another $592,500 during the summer, making his personal investment in his effort to unseat Rep. Elizabeth Esty, D-5th District, more than $1.1 million, according to the latest filings with the Federal Elections Commission.