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Condoleezza Rice to Take Over Jeb Bush's Education Foundation
January 23, 2015

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush on Thursday tapped former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to serve as chairman of his education foundation, turning over the organization to the former diplomat and academic who remains popular inside the Republican Party.

Rice, a professor at Stanford University and partner in a consulting firm, has for the past two years served as a board member of the Foundation for Excellence in Education.

Santorum Hires Fundraisers for Possible 2016 Campaign
January 20, 2015

Rick Santorum has brought on a new team of political fundraisers, Republican sources told CNN, one of the surest signs to date that the former Pennsylvania senator plans to mount a second presidential bid after his unsuccessful and under-funded 2012 campaign.
Santorum, who convened a meeting with his inner circle in Washington last week to walk through the details of another presidential campaign, has hired a finance team for Patriot Voices, his political action committee.

#TBTFundraising: Rekindle Your Passion
August 1, 2014

Many of our fundraising successes of the past can teach us about good donor communication today. The personalization, the passion, the inserts, the simplicity and the basics are never old-fashioned when it comes to good fundraising.

Party Fundraising Gives Republicans Overall Money Lead
October 22, 2012

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, the Republican Party and a constellation of outside GOP groups entered the final campaign stretch with a nearly $46 million cash advantage for the last-minute advertising and get-out-the-vote push in this nail-biter election, a USA Today analysis of new campaign reports shows. The candidates and political parties collectively have raised close to $2 billion through the end of September, giving Romney and President Barack Obama ample cash to devote legions of staffers to swing states.

Direct Mail Still a Force in Campaigns
October 15, 2012

The modern political campaign has fully embraced social media to reach voters, but President Obama and challenger Mitt Romney are still spending massive sums on a more traditional form of communication: snail mail. Mailings are used to attack opponents, make policy promises, solicit donations and help supporters register to vote.

Romney Fundraising Success Due in Part to Data Mining
August 24, 2012

Mitt Romney's success in raising hundreds of millions of dollars in the costliest presidential race ever can be traced in part to a data-mining project that sifts through Americans' personal information — including their purchasing history and church attendance — to identify new and likely wealthy donors, the Associated Press has learned.

My Mail From Mitt
August 1, 2012

Presidential hopeful Mitt Romney's letter is minimalist, refreshing.

Mitt Romney Sets GOP Fundraising Record
July 6, 2012

The Romney campaign, along with its Romney Victory fund and the Republican National Committee, raised more than $100 million in June, obliterating the campaign's goal and setting the one-month record for any Republican campaign, according to a GOP official.

Now-President Barack Obama raised $150 million as he was surging in September 2008, the record month for any campaign.

The Romney campaign says much of the June haul came from new donors, with states from coast to coast outperforming their targets.