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Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, and former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani look on as President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference at the White House, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Website: Trump leads all Facebook ad spending in New Mexico

Sep. 29, 2020 4:17 PM EDT

RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) — Republican President Donald Trump has spent more money on Facebook advertising targeting New Mexico users since July than any other candidate, campaign, or business, according to a New York University Tandon School of Engineering project that monitor’s Facebook spending. The...

FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2017, file photo, the then Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., speaks during a news conference on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program​on Capitol Hill in Washington. The U.S. Justice Department is investigating the now former Florida Congresswoman Ros-Lehtinen accused of spending at least $50,000 of campaign money on vacations and restaurant and luxury hotel bills. WFOR-TV first reported the investigation Wednesday. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

Florida Republican cooperating with campaign finance probe

Sep. 24, 2020 7:03 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department is investigating a former Florida congresswoman accused of spending at least $50,000 in campaign money on vacations and restaurant and luxury hotel bills. The federal department's Public Integrity Section is looking into the expenditures by Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, a...

Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the Constitution Center in Philadelphia, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, about the Supreme Court. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

With cash windfall, Biden adds GOP states to campaign map

Sep. 21, 2020 7:26 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Joe Biden is using a campaign cash advantage over President Donald Trump to add Republican-leaning Georgia and Iowa to his paid media footprint, bringing the Democratic challenger’s television and digital battleground map to an even dozen states. The expansion reflects Biden's...

Davids will reimburse campaign for 2018 clothing purchases

Sep. 18, 2020 11:25 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Democratic Rep. Sharice Davids will reimburse her campaign for two clothing purchases after Republican challenger Amanda Adkins’ campaign questioned the expenditures. At issue is a $412 payment to Banana Republic and $376 to White House Black Market that are listed in...

FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2020, file photo, then-Democratic presidential candidate and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks at a campaign event in Providence, R.I. Bloomberg has come through on his vow to spend “whatever it takes” to defeat President Donald Trump. The former presidential candidate has pledged to spend $100 million in Florida to boost Joe Biden there. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

How Bloomberg's $100 million Florida bet may shape campaign

Sep. 16, 2020 5:56 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — When billionaire Mike Bloomberg ended his presidential campaign in March, he pledged to spend “whatever it takes” to help Democrats defeat President Donald Trump. Less than two months before the election, he's finally coming through. Facing questions about whether he would...

President Donald Trump walks from Marine One to board Air Force One for a trip to Philadelphia, to attend an ABC News town hall, Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020, at Andrews Air Force Base, Md. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump ramps up ad spending in bid to counter Biden

Sep. 15, 2020 4:25 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's reelection campaign says it is ramping up advertising spending in battleground states, a move that comes as some of his allies have grown worried because Democrat Joe Biden has outspent him in recent weeks. The Trump campaign announced the...

Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden departs after voting early in Delaware's state primary election at the New Castle County Board of Elections office in Wilmington, Del., Monday, Sept. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Biden, flush with cash, boosts ad spending in battlegrounds

Sep. 14, 2020 2:13 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s massive campaign war chest was supposed to finance an onslaught of attacks that would destroy Joe Biden’s chance of winning in November. But after months of profligate spending, the attacks did little to diminish the Democratic nominee's standing....

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign event with steelworkers in the backyard of a home in Detroit, Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Biden aims to rebuild 'blue wall' in Michigan visit

Sep. 9, 2020 7:43 PM EDT

WARREN, Mich. (AP) — Joe Biden traveled to suburban Detroit on Wednesday to make a direct appeal to blue-collar workers who might have voted Republican four years ago but now regret it — attempting to rebuild the once fabled Democratic “blue wall” that crumbled and helped catapult...

President Donald Trump arrives to speak at a campaign rally at Smith Reynolds Airport, Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, in Winston-Salem, N.C. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump raises $210 million, robust but well short of Biden

Sep. 9, 2020 3:48 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump and his Republican Party jointly raised $210 million in August, a robust sum but one dwarfed by the record $364.5 million raised by Democrats and their nominee, Joe Biden. Trump’s campaign released its figure Wednesday, several days later than usual and nearly...

President Donald Trump speaks to reporters before boarding Air Force One for a trip to Jupiter, Fla., to speak about the environment, Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, at Andrews Air Force Base, Md. He will also travel to a campaign rally in North Carolina. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Chipping in? Trump may put up his own cash on reelection

Sep. 8, 2020 4:34 PM EDT

Washington (AP) — President Donald Trump is putting out the word that he is considering spending as much as $100 million of his own fortune on his reelection effort as campaign officials try to buck up key supporters and donors amid daunting polling numbers and other bad news. Trump said Tuesday that...