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  • We called journalist friends and asked them how to conduct interviews; we called fund-raiser friends and asked them how to raise money; and most importantly, we called attorney and activist friends and asked them how on earth we could track down the then eighty-nine men and women who had been exonerated from death row.

    Living Justice

  • Any golfer who has ever attended an organized golf outing or fund-raiser, which is nearly every golfer, has returned home with armfuls of golf towels, caps, ball scrubbers, green-repair tools, money clips, drink holders, shoe bags and head covers.

    What to Get a Golfer for the Holidays

  • In the back corner of the room stands a table set up for committees advertising upcoming parish events, and two women sell tickets to the November turkey supper fund-raiser—depositing the money they receive into a large Ziploc bag stuffed with cash and checks.

    American Grace

  • That evening I was attending a big Democratic Party dinner at the Shoreham Hotel in Washington, a black-tie fund-raiser, and the news spread through the room with whispers and gasps.

    The Good Fight

  • On Friday morning, October 25, I was at a Wellstone fund-raiser in Minneapolis with Ted Kennedy.

    The Good Fight

  • In a way, it was appropriate that a fund-raiser to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Naked Angels happened on Valentine's Day.

    Actors Herald Naked Angels

  • "This was going around finding out what our weaknesses are so we can run the best campaign," said Mr. Adler, who hosted a fund-raiser at his home for Mr. Obama earlier this year.

    Jewish Donors Warn Obama on Israel

  • She also directed questions to Ken Solomon, an Obama fund-raiser and CEO of the Tennis Channel, who said any problems were minimal and that most Jewish voters were concerned about many issues, not just Israel.

    Jewish Donors Warn Obama on Israel

  • One top Democratic fund-raiser, Miami developer Michael Adler, said he urged Obama campaign manager Jim Messina to be "extremely proactive" in countering the perception in the Jewish community that Mr. Obama is too critical of Israel.

    Jewish Donors Warn Obama on Israel

  • Mr. Pataki had already caused political chatter by agreeing to appear this weekend at a GOP fund-raiser in Polk County, Iowa's most populous county and home to the capital, Des Moines.

    Up and Down Day for Pataki Site

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