The committee spent less than 10% of its funds supporting Democratic candidates.
Kevin RobillardNEW: Pete Buttigieg said a PAC he founded would help other Democrats. It mostly touted him.
It spent less than 10% of what it raised helping other candidates. It spent more than twice as much on consultants and PR.
Warren, Sanders and Booker say they’re worried about the message it sends if MSNBC hosts a debate before a commitment is made to an outside investigation.
Kevin RobillardSome news from @EmilyRPeck: Warren, Booker and Sanders have signed a letter pushing for an independent investigation into sexual misconduct at NBC ahead of next week’s Democratic debate.
Buttigieg’s rise from 1% in the Register’s March poll to the top of it today reflects the selling point of Iowa’s system, pollster J. Ann Selzer said.
Kevin Robillard“Former U.S. Rep. John Delaney of Maryland … (was) not named as a first choice by any poll respondents.”
Delaney started airing ads in Iowa in 2017 and has been to all 99 counties in the state.
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The battle for the Senate is happening on Facebook. Recently, candidates have started to take to the airwaves more than a year out from an election, but most early spending is still confined to digital mediums (digital numbers in this piece are...
For 47 cents, the College Board will sell an individual’s information, allowing schools to market themselves more broadly. This encourages an increase in applications, which can lead to higher rejection rates.
So did a former lobbyist for Uber and a lobbyist for 21st Century Fox.
Kevin RobillardNEW: People who’ve hosted fundraisers for Pete Buttigieg this week.
• A lobbying executive for Merck.
• A lobbying executive for 21st Century Fox.
• Bradley Tusk, a former Bloomberg aide who was a top adviser for Uber.
In an interview with PBS NewsHour host Judy Woodruff, former Vice President Joe Biden revealed he advised 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders that he shouldn't take any money from political action committees, "because people can't...
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@JoeBiden comments on super PACs from 2018
“I’m the guy that told [Bernie Sanders], you shouldn’t accept any money from a super PAC, because people can’t possibly trust you. How will a middle-class guy accept if you accept money?”