Though neither Lorne Michaels nor the Clinton campaign would confirm the details, it’s likely Clinton will appear alongside Kate McKinnon, who’s been doing an awe-inspiring Clinton impression for the last several months. “His pool of donors is sizable – yesterday, in one day, they raised $2 million”. The number is far higher than the 20 percent he spent in the second quarter, when he raised almost $12 million, and shows that Sanders has started to spend money as his campaign has become more active.
As the third fundraising quarter of the campaign came to a close Wednesday, the rabble-rousers proved that assumption wrong, flexing big financial muscles thanks to scores of small individual donations that could see them through a long campaign. “But he has now demonstrated that he has the resources and the supporters, whom he has only begun to tap financially, to compete for the Democratic presidential nomination“, says today’s report from The Times’ Patrick Healy.
This is a stark difference from the previous quarter in which Clinton swamped Sanders by a margin of .5 million to $15.2 million. 30 fundraising deadline to release his detailed plan to “get big money out of politics and restore our democracy”. We’re going to focus on the Democrats for the moment. “You have to be able to be identified”, he said. And from the Bernie Sanders campaign, also read here by a voiceover actor, there was this. We may have to wait a little longer regarding the vice president, as it was announced that he wouldn’t be part of the first Democratic debate.
“I don’t know that anybody knows what the magic solution is”.
That approach has made a few progressives wary that Sanders could wage a successful campaign.
SHAPIRO: Sounds like the passion for outsiders that we’ve been seeing all summer, whether it’s Ben Carson on the Republican side or Bernie Sanders on the Democratic side, is really translating to money, Peter. “They say whatever they need to say to try and stir up the passions of people“, she said. Clinton’s campaign is on track to raise $100 million by the end of the year – and that’s not even including the two Super PACs supporting her, Priorities USA Action and Correct The Record. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), O’Malley has declined to disclose how much he had raised in the preceding three months – a figure expected to be a fraction of what either of his rivals did.
“She’s going to have a lot of money, which will be supplemented by the Super PAC”, Corrado said.
Breaking his silence, the former president has been using media interviews to talk about his charity work and make the case for his wife’s candidacy.