Obama, Romney campaigns in rare agreement: Text them money!
June 13th, 2012
03:06 PM ET
2 years ago

Obama, Romney campaigns in rare agreement: Text them money!

(CNN) - Could the national conventions become more than just political rallies? That's what one political expert predicts with the Federal Elections Commission ruling that will allow people to text donations to the campaign of their choice.

"You now have the ability to turn the political conventions to a texting telethon," said Mark Armour, president of Armour Media, a political advertising firm that advocated for the change with the FEC. "You can even put the number to text on every TV spot. The potential is almost unlimited, and it opens up an entirely new fundraising stream."

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soundoff (2 Responses)
  1. cali girl

    Welcome to technology, nothing like a numbered text to send off and voila! your donation is accepted.

    June 13, 2012 04:06 pm at 4:06 pm |
  2. Mikey

    Should we just auction off the office? All the Senate and House seats, too?

    June 13, 2012 04:06 pm at 4:06 pm |