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Evan Halper

Evan Halper writes about a broad range of policy issues out of Washington D.C., with particular emphasis on how Washington regulates, agitates and very often miscalculates in its dealings with California. Before heading east, he was the Los Angeles Times bureau chief in Sacramento, where he spent a decade untangling California’s epic budget mess and political dysfunction.
Behind grass-roots talk, big checks remain lifeblood for 2020 presidential hopefuls

The first campaign finance disclosures reveal the overwhelming majority of money for most Democratic candidates comes from big donors, not small checks.

Dizzying array of dollar signs: Cutting through the hype on 2020 presidential fundraising

Presidential hopefuls are set to file their first fundraising reports. The story they tell will be more nuanced than the story the candidates build around them.

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