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Edwards Could Lose Millions in Matching Funds

$4.3M in ActBlue web donations may violate election law

(Newser) - A tricky online fundraising format could dent John Edwards’ clean donations reputation—and cost him millions in federal funds. Edwards is the only top-tier Democrat accepting public financing, which matches individual donations up to $250. The system's exclusion of  funds “drawn on the account of a committee” may imperil... More »

Democrats Winning Money Race

$100M ahead of GOP in fund raising

(Newser) - Democrats are trouncing Republicans in the fundraising race leading up to 2008, raking in $100 million more in contributions for their presidential and congressional campaigns, the Journal reports. The trend puts the Democrats on track to outspend the GOP in a general election for the first time since records were... More »

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