Skip to comments.Obama not keeping promise to fully disclose fundraising 'bundlers'(Obama, the Change Agent!)
Posted on 07/10/2008 7:49:23 PM PDT by tobyhill
Barack Obama has long been among the most outspoken critics of the influence of money in politics.
Yet records show that in his presidential campaign, he has not lived up to his promise to fully disclose the identities of his top money-collectors who bundle millions of dollars in campaign contributions.
Since November, Obama had added just two new names to a list of more than 326 fundraisers who have bundled contributions of $50,000 or more for him, despite the campaigns taking in more than $180 million during that time.
After receiving an inquiry from The New York Times, the campaign scrambled Thursday evening to update its list of bundlers, adding 185 names to it a more than 50 percent jump and increasing the amounts some were credited with raising.
With individual contributions limited to $2,300, bundlers fuel the fundraising of presidential campaigns by collecting piles of checks from wealthy acquaintances in a practice that critics say gives them excessive influence. While Obama has collected unprecedented amounts in small donations over the Internet, he also has a formidable high-dollar fundraising apparatus.
(Excerpt) Read more at primebuzz.kcstar.com ...
I wonder what that Jodie Kode Pink gal will get in return for her cash?
Love this part.
Perhaps anonymity was promised? Not only from the public, but from some other cash-strapped demorat candidate?
Then he shouldn’t make promises he can’t or won’t keep.
It's not like a democrat to lie, cheat, steal, or break campaign promises.
does anyone have a list of hussien’s crooked bundlers??? weren’t some of them code pink hags??
Doesn’t matter whose name is on the donation, most of the money comes from America-hating Soros.
there was a piece called Obama’s troubling internet fundraising at snopes.com/politics about Obama getting over $200 million in overseas internet donations from places like Saudi Arabia, Iran and other Middle Eastern countries. Say what you will, but one ALWAYS has to follow the money! This IS TROUBLING...
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