Washington Examiner: Obama relegated to fundraiser in chief in 2014
“The difference here with Citizens United is you have the ability with all these outside groups to go out and raise money, and it’s going to benefit the candidate anyway,” said Meredith McGehee, policy director for the Campaign Legal Center.
“You kind of have the best of both worlds,” she pointed out. “You don’t have to have a president drag you down by raising money directly for you, and party committees don’t have as many strict limits on what they can do with the money.” ...
McGehee doesn’t blame Obama or Republicans for spending so much time at private events with big donors.
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