Klobuchar to Propose Ban on Prechecked Boxes in Political Donations

Senator Amy Klobuchar is pressing for legislation after a Times investigation showed that the use of prechecked boxes for recurring donations by former President Donald Trump’s campaign led to a surge of refunds.

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How Trump Steered Supporters Into Unwitting Donations

Online donors were guided into weekly recurring contributions. Demands for refunds spiked. Complaints to banks and credit card companies soared. But the money helped keep Donald Trump’s struggling campaign afloat.

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As Trump Raked In Cash Denying His Loss, Little Went to Actual Legal Fight

The picture that emerged in new campaign finance reports was of Donald J. Trump waging a public relations effort to falsely argue that he had won the election rather than mounting a serious legal push.

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Trump Camp Uses Online Gimmick to Fuel Donations into December

The Trump campaign is now automatically checking a box to create recurring weekly donations from supporters until mid-December.

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The 2020 Campaign Is the Most Expensive Ever (By a Lot)

The total cost of the races for the White House, the Senate and the House is expected to hit nearly $14 billion.

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Would Amy Coney Barrett on the Supreme Court Cost the G.O.P. the Senate?

Mitch McConnell has a tricky needle to thread.

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Biden Expected to Surpass $300 Million Raised in August, Shattering Record

The fund-raising total would exceed previous monthly hauls and is more than double what the former vice president raised in July.

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How Joe Biden Is Catching Up to the Trump Money ‘Juggernaut’

In May, Mr. Biden passed President Trump in fund-raising for the first time. A surge in donations has helped cut into the president’s financial advantage.

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Racial Justice Groups Flooded With Millions in Donations in Wake of Floyd Death

Progressive and racial justice groups have seen a cascade of donations since George Floyd’s death and the ensuing protests. Bail funds alone have received $90 million.

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Protests Spur Surge in Donations, Giving ActBlue Its Biggest Day of the Year

With money flowing to candidates, bail funds and charities, the Democrats’ online donor platform processed over $40 million between Friday and Sunday, a sign of strength for the party.

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