Articles by Ned Resnikoff

Ned Resnikoff is the Political Capital Reporter for International Business Times, where he covers the intersection of money and politics. He was previously a reporter for Al Jazeera America and msnbc.

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Trump’s Very Own Emailgate

The presumptive GOP nominee’s campaign allegedly solicited donations from foreign nationals, in violation of federal law.
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Trump To GOP Donors: Drop Dead

Even as Trump ramps up his fundraising, he keeps saying things that seem calculated to alienate Republican contributors.
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Koch Brothers Aim To Unleash Heck

A Koch-linked super PAC is spending more than $1 million on Republican Rep. Joe Heck’s bid to succeed Democrat Harry Reid in the U.S. Senate.
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#Brextastrophe

Here is the weekly Political Capital newsletter on the top stories about the intersection of money and politics — plus a musical outro.
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A ‘Different Donald’? Not Yet

Campaign staff members have been promising donors a different Donald Trump, but with his renewed call for a Muslim ban, he hasn’t emerged yet.
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The People Who Helped Fuel The Bern

Bernie Sanders’ $200 million campaign was a boon for the left-wing consultants who have been honing their digital fundraising and organizing tools for a decade.
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Trump Goes For Broke

The Republican presidential candidate could fall as much as $500 million short of his fundraising goal.
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How Sanders Won The Money Primary

Bernie Sanders bypassed Democratic Party gatekeepers to raise $200 million. But it won’t be easy for future candidates to replicate his success.
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The Bern Rate

Bernie Sanders has outspent Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton by about $25 million. Where did the money go?
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Trump’s Numbers Not Adding Up

The presumptive Republican presidential nominee seemed to contradict himself in trying to explain his charitable donations — or lack of them.
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Death: The Ultimate Trump Card

Studies show that people are more likely to support Donald Trump after being reminded of the inevitability of their mortality. Seriously.

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