Elizabeth Warren relies on small donors to raise $24.6 million


Warren, a USA senator from MA, has been rising recently in opinion polls and last week edged past former Vice President Joe Biden for the first time in a major national opinion poll.

Elizabeth Warren's campaign has fired its national organizing director, Richard McDaniel, after "multiple complaints regarding inappropriate behavior", the campaign said Friday.

"I'm grateful down to my toes for every grassroots supporter who chipped in to help raise $24.6 million in the third fundraising quarter". The deadline to release file their third-quarter reports with the Federal Election Commission is October 15.

On Friday, the Warren campaign announced a almost $25 million fundraising figure for the third quarter, just shy of Independent Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders' take, but well ahead of Biden's $15 million haul.

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On Wednesday, she outlined the details of the tax, which would impose a 35% rate on lobbying spending between $500,000 and $1 million, 60% between $1 million and $5 million, and 75% on all spending in excess of $5 million. Cory Booker raised more than $6 million.

President Donald Trump, the likely Republican nominee as he seeks re-election, announced that he and the Republican National Committee (RNC) jointly raised $125 million in the third quarter. Her campaign has $25.7 million cash on hand. The RNC is allowed to accept donations of up to $35,000, while Democratic candidates are limited to donations of $2,800. "She didn't take any money from Washington lobbyists, corporate PACs, or PACs of any kind", Lau wrote.

Warren's campaign to win the Democratic nomination for the 2020 presidential contest has been gaining ground in recent weeks. Warren hired the largest staff out the gate, amassing a sizable payroll. Warren's marketing campaign stated its quarterly totals got here from 509,000 donors providing 943,000 donations. Bernie Sanders, who so far leads the pack with $25.3 million. The majority of those donors - 300,000 - gave to Warren for the first time during that period, Lau said, for an average contribution of $26.