The Democratic National Committee put out its new requirements to qualify for the third debate and it includes an important test for this campaign — contributions from 130,000 unique donors.
I won’t sugarcoat it — we quickly qualified for the first set of debates, but we have to meet the challenge of this new goal and the sooner the better.
I don’t have a political machine, I don’t come from money and I’ve spent the last couple of years helping other Democrats get elected — not laying the groundwork for a presidential campaign. Compared to some of the other 2020 candidates, that puts us at a disadvantage.
That’s why I’m asking you to donate just $1 today to help me qualify for the fall debates.
Some pundits are looking at this as a test to separate out the real contenders. We need to prove we have the momentum to make it.