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Sheldon Adelson's Newspaper Just Endorsed Marco Rubio

NBC News | Chloe Angyal | Posted 02.05.2016 | Politics

The Las Vegas Review-Journal endorsed Florida Sen. Marco Rubio for the Republican nomination Friday, saying their reasons for the endorsement are "man...

Sheldon Adelson Tightens Grip On Las Vegas Review-Journal

Politico Media | Annum Masroor | Posted 02.04.2016 | Media

After a brief spell of normalcy seemed to return to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, all bets are now off....

Citizens United Celebrates 6 Years Of Giving A Voice To Voiceless Billionaires

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 01.22.2016 | Politics

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The Super Rich Should Not Control Our Elections

Fred Wertheimer | Posted 01.20.2016 | Politics
Fred Wertheimer

By the time the 2016 election is over, America's Super Rich will have given the largest amount of the biggest contributions and the most secret money ever provided in our history to support candidates for President and Congress.

The Story Of Sheldon Adelson's Purchase Of A Las Vegas Paper Is Even Crazier Than You Think

The Huffington Post | Peter H. Stone | Posted 01.11.2016 | Politics

Three months before a mysterious article popped up in an obscure Connecticut newspaper criticizing a judge overseeing a lawsuit against Republican me...

Las Vegas Review-Journal Staff Balks At Limits On Covering New Owner

The Huffington Post | Michael Calderone | Posted 01.04.2016 | Media

Las Vegas Review-Journal staffers expressed frustration Monday after New Media Investment Group, the company managing the newspaper, brought in a Rho...

Review-Journal To Announce Dave Butler As Interim Editor

Capital New York | Gabriel Arana | Posted 01.04.2016 | Media

New Media Investment Group, the company that continues to manage the Las Vegas Review-Journal after selling it to casino magnate Sheldon Adelson, has ...

Dramatic New Twist In Adelson Newspaper Mystery

Las Vegas Review Journal | Braden Goyette | Posted 12.24.2015 | Media

Who is Edward Clarkin? That question has gained national and international media attention in the five days since the Las Vegas Review-Journal first i...

Las Vegas Review-Journal Fights Back Against Kingmaker Adelson

Los Angeles Times | Kelly Chen | Posted 12.24.2015 | Media

“Get ready to write a story about this,” Las Vegas Review-Journal Deputy Editor James Wright told his two best reporters as newspaper empl...

New Sheldon Adelson Media Mystery Pops Up Across The Country

Hartford Courant | Adam Goldberg | Posted 12.23.2015 | Media

With a reporting staff that numbers in the single digits, the New Britain Herald still fills its pages seven days a week with city politics, police ne...

Reporters At Las Vegas Newspaper Told To Monitor Judge In Adelson Lawsuit

Las Vegas Review-Journal | Annum Masroor | Posted 12.18.2015 | Media

Just over a month before Sheldon Adelson's family was revealed as the new owner of the Las Vegas Review-Journal, three reporters at the newspaper rece...

Las Vegas Review-Journal Reporters Believed Credibility Depended On Revealing Secret Owner. So They Did.

The Huffington Post | Michael Calderone | Posted 12.18.2015 | Media

Around 1 p.m. Wednesday, reporters at the Las Vegas Review-Journal believed they had nailed down the identity of the person who secretly bought their...

Billionaire Sheldon Adelson Is Behind Las Vegas Review-Journal Mystery Sale

The Huffington Post | Michael Calderone | Posted 12.17.2015 | Media

NEW YORK -- Sheldon Adelson, a billionaire casino magnate and Republican power broker who spent more than $100 million in the last election...

Report: Sheldon Adelson Is Las Vegas Paper's Mystery Buyer

Fortune | Benjamin Hart | Posted 12.16.2015 | Media

For nearly a week, the media and political worlds have been wondering who paid $140 million to purchase Nevada’s largest daily newspaper, The La...

Tonight's GOP Debate: Sheldon Adelson's Malignant Tentacles

Richard North Patterson | Posted 12.15.2015 | Politics
Richard North Patterson

Sheldon Adelson means not only to pick the Republican nominee, but to dictate his thoughts. Perhaps the most important subtext to Tuesday's contest is who emerges as the leading alternative to the toxic Donald Trump or the rising hard-right appeal of Ted Cruz. And as to this, there is no single factor more important than the verdict of Sheldon Adelson.

Newspaper Staff Launch Twitter Campaign Urging New Owner To Come Forward

The Huffington Post | Michael Calderone | Posted 12.14.2015 | Media

Employees at Nevada's largest media outlet launched a coordinated Twitter campaign on Monday because their paper's new financial backers ar...

Meet The Mega-Donors Funding Donald Trump's Islamophobic Allies

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.10.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When billionaire eccentric and Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump called for banning all Muslims from entering the Unite...

Federal Effort to Ban State-Regulated Online Gambling is a Solution in Search of a Problem

Chris Grove | Posted 12.13.2015 | Politics
Chris Grove

On December 9th, Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-U.T.) will continue his push for a federal ban on state-regulated online gambling with a hearing in the Chaffe...

15 Reasons GOP Candidates Should Be Asked About Money in Politics At the Next Debate

Adam Smith | Posted 12.03.2015 | Politics
Adam Smith

So far, aside from instigating a brief fight between Trump and Bush at the CNN debate in September about whether Bush is a "puppet" of his big donors, moderators have not brought up the issue of money's role in our political system and voter anger about it.

GOP Presidential Candidates Stereotype Jews At Republican Jewish Forum

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 12.03.2015 | Politics

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FEC Complaint Alleges Ties Between Billionaire Sheldon Adelson and Chinese Organized Crime Syndicates

Paul Alexander | Posted 11.05.2015 | Politics
Paul Alexander

So, in the 2016 election cycle, Republican candidates -- like Rubio -- now have an obvious problem. When they accept money from Sheldon Adelson are they prepared to answer the question: Did that money come from Chinese organized crime?

Marco Rubio Leads Race For Donations From Casino Billionaire Sheldon Adelson

The Guardian | Marina Fang | Posted 10.29.2015 | Politics

A number of donors to Jeb Bush’s campaign were reportedly jittery about sticking by him even before Wednesday’s lackluster performance in ...

Plutocrats and Their Pets

Richard North Patterson | Posted 10.20.2015 | Politics
Richard North Patterson

Rubio's panders abound. But what marks this callow candidate -- and the shame of Citizens United -- is his willingness to delegate his views on vital foreign policy issues to an ignorant and imperious donor.

Marco Rubio ISO Billionaires For Heavy Campaign Petting

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.13.2015 | Politics

Even as the Democratic candidates gather in Las Vegas for the first of their party's primary debates, some consequential news is emerging from S...

When Did Support of Israel Become Part of the Culture Wars?

Marvin Meadors | Posted 09.16.2015 | Politics
Marvin Meadors

Support of Israel used to be a bipartisan cause and while it remains true that Democrats and Republicans still heavily support Israel, some rifts have developed. The conflict has widened as every Republican in the House of Representatives, except one, voted against the Iran deal.