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PT Round-up: Après McCutcheon, le party deluge?

Party people, welcome to the first Monday after McCutcheon. We are bracing ourselves for an influx of fundraiser invites, seeing as the Supreme Court gave a heave-ho to that pesky cap on aggregate contributions. Now, anyone can dole out big-time bucks to federal candidates and political parties, limits be damned! Get ready to make it rain, K Street. This only means more parties, friends. As politicians’ call lists grow, expect more invites to receptions at Johnny’s Half Shell, meet-and-greets at Tortilla Coast, and luncheons at Bistro Bis. (In the market for a creative way to get out of writing another ...

Obama returns to partying, new committees kick off, and more

Updated 2/10, 12:38 p.m. ET He's baaaaack! That's right, Partiers, the Fundraiser-in-Chief has returned, committing himself to at least 14 parties this year to help his Democratic colleagues try and take control of Congress. Obama has proven himself to be the hands-down world's best at generating cash -- he was our 2012 Partier of the Year, collecting more than $1 billion overall -- and his presence will certainly boost the bottom line of any blue event. His efforts will especially benefit the DCCC, as the Democrats will be on the offensive in gaining a net 17 seats to take back ...

Get Off the Couch: Holiday Season Parties Begin!

Thanksgiving has come and gone, and Black Friday has launched that super-commercialized door-busting retail onslaught, also known as the holiday season. Much like shoppers rushing out at 4 a.m. to snag the best deals, politicians are hustling in the weeks after Election Day to throw parties and raise some serious holiday dough. Check out the highlights below, and send us your invites here! 2014, Start Your Engines If you thought you were safe from political campaigning, think again. Some politicians have already started preparing for their 2014 bids, beginning with some old fashioned partying. Class II Senators Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., ...

This Week's Fundraisers: Breakfasts, Lunches, Receptions, Comedy and Concerts

The nation's lawmakers are at again this week. Sunlight has more than 30 fundraisers recorded in its database. Some of the highlights: Partying with the Prez: The Obama Victory Fund 2012 will be hosting two events this week. The first event, a private concert on Wednesday with renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma, will be held in Newton, Mass. Tickets range from $2,500 to $10,000. Later in the week, the president himself will be attending an afternoon reception in South Portland, Maine. Tickets for the Friday event start at $100 for general admission. Morgan Griffith going hard: The GOP congressman, who recently ...

Ninety fundraisers scheduled over next two weeks

Ninety congressional fundraisers are planned over the next two weeks, including 34 for candidates running in close races, according to the Party Time database. The great majority of these events are in Washington, D.C. as candidates fundraise furiously during the last few days of this session. Party Time has logged 364 planned fundraisers since the start of September, and continues to add new fundraising invitations to the database as we receive them. Click here to see them all. To see a list of upcoming parties for candidates in close races, see below. Some notable examples include: