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Top DNC Candidates Rebuke Megadonor For Keith Ellison Smear

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 01.18.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Top candidates vying to be the next chair of of the Democratic National Committee rebuked one of the party’s wealthiest donors on Wed...

Megadonors Missing from Pro-Trump Super PAC in April

OpenSecrets Blog | Posted 05.21.2016 | Politics
OpenSecrets Blog

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump has repeatedly trashed super PACs and claimed he would run as a candidate who couldn't be bought. Through the end of April, it looked like no one really wanted to try that anyway.

Sanders Counters Clinton's George Clooney Fundraisers With '$27' Ad

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 04.16.2016 | Politics

LOS ANGELES ( - Bernie Sanders' campaign is running an ad in San Francisco on Friday evening and Los Angeles on Saturday evening to counte...

Major Clinton Donor Calls For 'More Scrutiny' Of Muslims

The Huffington Post | Nico Pitney | Posted 04.12.2016 | Politics

In an interview published Thursday, one of Hillary Clinton's wealthiest backers suggested that Muslims in America deserve "more scrutiny" in the wake ...

Here Are The Celebrities Contributing To Hillary Clinton's Campaign

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 07.17.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Democratic Party and Hollywood have a long history together, and former secretary of state and Democratic presidential candidate Hil...

The Troubling Implications of Hillary's Anti-BDS Letter

Stephen Zunes | Posted 07.10.2016 | Politics
Stephen Zunes

Presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton's position on the Israeli occupation of the West Bank in a recently-released letter does not bode well for her future foreign policy.

Democratic Support for Israel Is Withering Rapidly

Josh Ruebner | Posted 07.10.2016 | Politics
Josh Ruebner

More troubling news emerged this past weekend for those trying to prop up the once solid, now faltering, bipartisan backing for Israel.

The Odd Couple: Sheldon Adelson and Haim Saban

Michelle Kraus | Posted 06.17.2016 | Politics
Michelle Kraus

For those that need a primer, the BDS movement is well-funded by forces that cannot be identified. Yet, we all know which countries are probably funding this unrest. One needn't be a rocket scientist to start to trace the money.

Paul Blumenthal

Hillary Clinton Relies On Her '08 Donors In Early Campaign Days | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 06.13.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the nearly three months since announcing her presidential bid, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has leaned heavily on her pa...

Samantha Lachman

Hillary Clinton Gratifies A Major Donor In Israel-Centric Conversation | Samantha Lachman | Posted 12.15.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton presented herself as both a staunch defender of Israel’s security and a supporter of continu...

Even Clinton's Power Rangers Connection Suggests A 2016 Run

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 10.19.2014 | Politics

Want further evidence Hillary Clinton is gearing up for 2016? According to the Honolulu Star-Advertiser, she was planning to attend Haim Saban's e...

A New Power Rangers Reboot Is In The Works

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 05.08.2014 | Entertainment

The Power Rangers are back! Power Rangers creator Haim Saban and Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer announced May 7 that they would produce a new live actio...

The Blind Alley of J Street and Liberal American Zionism

Norman Solomon | Posted 03.24.2014 | Politics
Norman Solomon

What does J Street's motto "Pro-Israel, Pro-Peace" really mean? That question calls for grasping the context of Zionism among Jews in the United States -- aspects of history, largely obscured and left to archives, that can shed light on J Street's current political role.

Hillary Clinton Is Running For President, David Remnick Claims

The New Yorker | David Remnick | Posted 12.03.2012 | Politics

Hillary Clinton is running for President. And the Israeli political class is a full-blown train wreck. These are two conclusions, for whatever they ar...

Haim Saban Sanitizes Obama's Record on Israel

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 11.11.2012 | Politics
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

Rather than creating rifts in the Jewish community or offering a blanket endorsement for President Obama's Middle-East policies, it might be wiser for Mr. Saban to speak to his friend the president about our community's reservations about his record.

Paul Blumenthal

New Names Among 100-Plus Super PAC Mega-Donors | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 07.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Super PACs had their biggest fundraising month ever in June when they raised a combined total exceeding $54 million. In total, super PAC...

The Saban Free Clinic Benefit a Huge Success

Jay Weston | Posted 09.19.2011 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

The annual benefit, called Extravaganza for the Senses, features 40 restaurants and 60 wine-and-spirit companies. I will touch upon some of the highlights.

Jason Linkins

Reports That Obama Had Alienated Jewish Donors With 'Arab Spring' Speech Seem To Have Been Exaggerated | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.01.2011 | Politics

The conventional wisdom in DC was that President Barack Obama was putting the support of Jewish donors at risk with his "Arab Spring" speech, if only ...

Los Angeles Power Couples: The Essential List (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Lucy Blodgett | Posted 07.06.2011 | Los Angeles

Los Angeles loves its stars -- and if they come in pairs, all the better. But this list doesn't focus on couples like Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie; in...

Son Of Berkshire Billionaire Battles George Soros On California Ballot

Bloomberg News | Chistopher Palmeri | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Oct. 15 (Bloomberg) -- Charles Munger Jr., son of Berkshire Hathaway Inc.'s Charles Munger, is battling billionaire George Soros, unions and Democrati...

'Power Rangers' Coming To Nickelodeon, Haim Saban Buys Franchise From Disney

The Wrap | Daniel Frankel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Saban has selected Nickelodeon as his television partner, with the "Power Rangers" moving onto the kids channel for its 18th season starting....

The Sound of Service: It's Time to Bring MusicianCorps to LA

Jonathan Greenblatt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jonathan Greenblatt

I attended a briefing this past week that still has me glowing with inspiration. It was a reminder of the miraculous potential of service and the raw power of music.

Brookings Loses Bid on Orszag but Takes Kagan From Carnegie

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

Word has just reached us that Robert Kagan -- one of the top tier serious intellectuals among neoconservatives, and currently Senior Fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace -- is moving his franchise over to Brookings.

'Raging Battle' At New Yorker Over Haim Saban Profile

The Wrap | Sharon Waxman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

A raging battle continued down to the last moment before deadline on Friday at the New Yorker over the contents of a magnum opus by veteran writer Con...

PHOTOS: The 10 Wealthiest Angelenos

LABJ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Via the Los Angeles Business Journal, many of LA's wealthiest residents who suffered enormous blows to their bank accounts due to recent economic tumu...