As Clinton turns to campaigning and debate prep Kaine picks up the fundraising slack


San Francisco Hillary Clinton has confused abroad from the donor ambit afterwards an August of ceaseless fundraising, ceding that role to her active acquaintance Tim Kaine.Since Sept. 1, Kaine has accent 25 fundraisers in 12 states and Washington, DC, while Clinton has alone captivated eight.Kaine continues his fundraising assault on Wednesday in California with assorted contest in the Bay Area, including a bologna featuring two adept Republican donors.Kaine will arise at the Atherton home of Jillian Manus, a Republican donor, philanthropist and businesswoman. The accident will be co-hosted by HP CEO Meg Whitman, who ran for California governor as a Republican in 2010. Whitman accustomed Clinton in August, autograph in a account that she would vote for and accord to Clinton.According to boilerplate admission prices and appearance abstracts provided by the Clinton campaign, Kaine has aloft over $16 actor in September. Clinton has aloft about $13 actor by the aforementioned standard.Clinton additionally canceled her cruise to California beforehand this ages afterwards she was diagnosed with pneumonia.The change comes afterwards an August area both Clinton and Kaine focused added on fundraising than they did on campaigning. The Democratic duo accent 70 fundraisers in August (37 for Clinton, 33 for Kaine). The contest aloft over $80 million, according to s estimate.Clinton aides say that August will be the high-water mark for Clinton alone headlining events. While she will abide to banderole events, one abettor said added of the amount would abide to abatement on Kaine.The change is one that donors accept continued accepted and were somewhat afraid it didn t appear in August.Even if Clinton was a added abounding fundraiser in August, Kaine hit the arena active on the fundraising ambit afterwards he was called Clinton s active acquaintance in July. To date, the above Virginia agent has accent 58 fundraising contest and aloft bankrupt to $30 million.Clinton still charcoal a far bigger draw than Kaine, with abounding of her fundraisers costing tens of bags of dollars to attend. But Kaine has accent his allotment of top dollar fundraisers.An accident at the Los Angeles home of Cynthia and Charles Hirschhorn on Tuesday aloft $1.4 million. Charles Hirschhorn, a cine ambassador who formed on Bull Durham and Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, was housemates with Kaine in their apprentice canicule at Harvard Law School.On Monday, Kaine accent a Latinos for Hillary accident at the Los Angeles home of extra Eva Longoria. Kaine additionally accent an accident Tavern on the Green, the celebrated New York restaurant in Central Park, area bristles donors paid a whopping $500,000 to banquet with the VP candidate. In all, the affectionate accident aloft $2.5 million.Kaine, a above administrator of the Democratic National Committee, was broke as Clinton s active mate, in part, because of his adeptness to accession the money bare to attempt in a presidential election.While added factors like his accommodation and adeptness to win over white banal voters were key factors in Clinton s accommodation to aces Kaine, aides said in July that the Virginia agent was the best fundraiser actuality considered.

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