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PT Round-up: Jeb Bush, Sen. Ted Cruz and Sen. Rand Paul hit the road to headline fundraisers; Republican heavy-hitter Paul Singer hosts party for Winning Women

As members of Congress head home for an enviable two-week break – just as spring kicks into gear, no less! – the fundraisers that usually clog the streets surrounding Capitol Hill hit the road, too. Although Party Time has learned to never say never, our social calendar (so far) has nary a D.C. event in the next two weeks. Party people, we could use your help as we keep track of what politicos are up to while in their home districts. Is your representative a fundraising fiend while back among his constituents? Does your senator party hard with supporters at ...

PT Round-up: Gov. Chris Christie and former Sen. Rick Santorum hit the road for cash, Sen. Tammy Baldwin fundraises in D.C. and lobbyists who represent lobbyists hang out with Sen. Tim Scott

With spring’s arrival on Capitol Hill, politicians are likely hoping that the warmer weather will inspire some cheer and generosity. So, party people, ready those checkbooks because we’ve got another busy week of fundraising fun. As you look at this week’s social calendar, notice anything we are missing? If so, you know what to do! You can share invites right here with our handy (and confidential) upload feature, or you can email us the goods. We will take it all, from federal-level candidates all the way down to local races. And now, let’s look at your week in political parties! ...

With 2016 elections in sight, it's not a bad time to be a pol in Iowa

Fresh off the 2014 campaign trail, first-term Iowa Rep. David Young, R, has already dived headfirst into the money chase. And his seat in a state with the earliest of early presidential nomination contests guarantees visits from plenty of party leaders. On April 8, Republican presidential prospect and former Texas Gov. Rick Perry will trek to Council Bluffs, Iowa, population 61,000, to join Young at a pizza parlor funder benefitting the freshman congressman. Tickets for the general public start at just $25, but admission to a special "Private Sponsor Event" runs from $250 to $1,000.

Four-figure fundraising dinners are ...

PT Round-up: St. Patrick's Day-themed fundraisers, Jeb Bush keeps partying hard, Rep. Debbie Dingell has a money breakfast and Martin O'Malley goes to Iowa

Hello party people! Your friends at Party Time are on the fundraising trail this week, doing our best to sniff out all the politicians on the hunt for some sweet campaign cash. And wouldn’t you know it – it’s yet another busy week! Although PT’s social calendar is bursting at the seams, we just know there are more par-tays happening out there. What have we missed and what have you heard about? You can upload invites right here, or email us whatever you’ve got. No matter what, we keep our sources 100 percent confidential, meaning you can feel comfortable sharing. ...

PT Round-up: Ed Gillespie throws a debt retirement party, Jeb Bush keeps fundraising like crazy, Gov. Scott Walker and Sen. Ted Cruz head to New Hampshire and a Wisconsin judge parties hard

Hey, party people, hey! As just about everyone on the East Coast keeps their fingers crossed for an end to winter weather, one New Yorker is practically betting on temperatures thawing out the snowy doldrums. Republican Rep. Lee Zeldin throws his annual spring reception Thursday night at beer distributor Clare Rose’s East Yaphank headquarters. It’s a minimum of $125 to get in the door, but event organizers suggest writing that check for $250 – or $2,600 to be a co-host. Our only question: How much beer does that get you? Party Time has our eye on yet another busy week ...