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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Tops List of Members Who Received Small Donations

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Tops List of Members Who Received Small Donations

NY Democratic Congresswoman-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez had the highest percentage of small donors of any candidate during the 2018 midterm elections, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. The 29-year-old received 62% of her donations from contributions of less than $200; She raised a total of $2 million during her campaign. Congressman John Lewis (D-GA) came in second, with 55% of his total campaign haul coming from small contributions. Congressman Devin Nunes (R-CA) came in third, with the contributions helping him fend off a challenge from Democrat Andrew JanzMore here.

Kamala Harris is Top Choice Among Women of Color for 2020

Kamala Harris is Top Choice Among Women of Color for 2020

Banking Policy Institute Taps Black Caucus Executive Director

Banking Policy Institute Taps Black Caucus Executive Director