The United Nations launched its largest humanitarian aid request ever today, asking for $12.9 billion on behalf of 500 organizations - $6.5 billion of which would address problems from the Syrian conflict. The UN is trying to persuade China, Saudi Arabia, and Qatar to contribute more (especially as the United States and Europe have been struggling with domestic economic crises), but its fundraising goals are rarely met.
Over the next several weeks President Obama will be working hard…working hard to get Nancy Pelosi back in the Speaker’s seat. Well let’s be fair, he will be campaigning for Mrs. Pelosi along with three Democratic Party committees, the DNC, DCCC, and DSCC.
With the Virginia governor’s race quickly approaching, Terry McAuliffe is pulling out all the stops to get the victory.
Vice President Joe Biden’s office announced today that the veep will not be attending the Human Rights Campaign annual dinner. The event which is being held on Saturday evening will no longer have its keynote speaker.
After telling Politico that she was planning on using her DNC donor network to build her own political infrastructure, Debbie Wasserman Schultz has seen quite the backlash from her Liberal allies.
Barack Obama attended more than 200 fundraisers for his presidential campaign, but he refrained from raising money for congressional Democrats.