Former White House spokesman Bill Burton, co-founder of the Priorities USA Action super-political action committee that is devoted to helping re-elect President Barack Obama, said in an interview with Bloomberg Television’s “Political Capital with Al Hunt,” airing this weekend, that the group raised more than $6 million in June, its best month yet.
Democrats with ties to President Barack Obama are starting two fundraising efforts outside of his official 2012 re-election campaign designed to counter similar Republican groups that have raised millions of dollars.
Four Democratic political groups, led by former White House and congressional staffers, have raised more than $10 million to support the re-election of President Barack Obama and win back seats in the House and Senate.
Mike Toomey, Bill Burton and Edward Conard: Each of these men is a close ally of one of the would-be next presidents of the United States. All three insist they have no involvement in their close associates’ campaigns.