While the bad economy takes the biggest share of blame for the problems, donors have other concerns. Many are tapped out after record donations in the Obama-McCain race in 2008. Others are giving to issues and causes, not candidates. For example, Hoffman’s fundraiser this week is for Organizing for America, a group put together to support President Barack Obama’s agenda.
Monday, June 22, 2009
Fundraising and Unanticipated Consequences
President Obama's fundraising success in 2008 and 2009 may have had the unanticipated consequence of making things harder for other candidates. The Kansas City Star reports: