Dems publicly tout small donations-dollar, while quietly courting big-dollar donors

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After the financial success of Vermont sen. Bernie Sanders’ presidential run in 2016, the growing field of Democratic candidates in the year 2020, the public are all about the small donations-dollar.

But as the first quarterly fundraising deadline comes to an end on Sunday, the candidate of the Democratic field all of them are also trying to quietly get in so many great donations dollar as you can get.

Sen. Cory Booker, D – N. J., was capitalists participated recently in California for a fundraiser tech bigwigs and venture, while New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand was in the apartment of Manhattan, an investor to collect donations. On Sunday Evening, Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., to mix it up in Los Angeles and mingle with Hollywood’s heavy hitters in the home of MGM Motion Picture Group President Jonathan Glickman.


In the past years, the candidates in the two major parties would be to look at the large dollar donated- up to $2,800 during the primary season, as the by Federal law – as a sign of their formidability and political strength. But with the success of Sanders’ online donor network of small donations-dollars, and the populist, grassroots movement within the party, many Democrats try to have their big fundraising dollars from the public radar.

“The candidates talk more about how many different donors you have and how many States are you,” Amy Dacey, the former chief executive officer of the Democratic National Committee, told the New York Times. “It’s more about the donor amounts as the dollar amounts.”


But, unlike in 2016, where it was given all but from the beginning, that the former US Secretary of state Hillary Clinton for the democratic nomination, there is currently no clear favorites among the large group of Democrats vying to take on President Trump. This kept some of the big money donors from the handle in your purse.

This reluctance is one of the reasons why candidates like Booker, Gllibrand, Harris and Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., busy on the cocktail circuit. Others-like Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass — are playing in the hope that the success of the Sanders, an Independent, and support their campaigns primarily by small donations-dollar.


“This is our chance, a grass-roots movement to only going to the country so much money scooped as we can,” Warren said in an interview.

Warren, however, is not entirely the views of the money from big dollar donors to close the left door on the donations from the big spenders and open.

“I don’t believe in unilateral disarmament,” she said.

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