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Paul Blumenthal

The Biggest Donor In Recent History

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Casino magnate Sheldon Adelson, among those whose contributions are disclosed, is far and away the largest donor to independent politica...

Dave Jamieson

Billionaire Pushes Pro-Romney Voter 'Guide' On Workers

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 10.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Billionaire Sheldon Adelson apparently isn't content to influence the presidential election through his multi-million dollar donations t...

Big Romney Backer Makes Another Huge Donation

Reuters | Posted 12.26.2012 | Politics

By Patrick Temple-West WASHINGTON, Oct 25 (Reuters) - Top Republican donors Sheldon Adelson and his wife gave another $10 million to t...

Paul Blumenthal

Sheldon Adelson Makes Huge Pro-Romney Gift

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With little time left before the election, the biggest Republican donors are making huge contributions to the main super PAC working to ...

Sheldon Adelson Makes Huge Virginia Investment

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Billionaire Sheldon Adelson is expanding his super PAC giving in October by making a huge contribution to a group working to return form...

The Super-Rich People Bankrolling The Presidential Election

Reuters | Posted 12.20.2012 | Business

Oct 26 (Reuters) - Individual donors to U.S. presidential candidates can contribute up to $2,500 for the state-by-state party nominating contests an...

Paul Blumenthal

Which Corporations Funded the RNC Convention?

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Republican National Convention in Tampa, where former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney accepted the presidential nomination of the Rep...

Perennial GOP Mission Still Far Off For 2012

AP | RACHEL ZOLL | Posted 12.18.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK — Like Chicago Cubs fans in spring, Jewish Republicans start every presidential election season hoping this will be their year: America...

Guess Who Bank-Rolled Those Political Party Conventions

Reuters | Posted 12.17.2012 | Business

* Labor unions and Duke Energy biggest Democratic backers * Sheldon Adelson among donors to Republican convention * Demo...

A Battle Is Brewing Between Vegas Casino Owners And Their Workers

The Huffington Post | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 10.17.2012 | Small Business

Another super-rich CEO is wading into the presidential election -- but his employees aren't on board. Steve Wynn wants you to know why he’s votin...

The Search for the Endangered Species -- GOP Voters

Ilan Dar-Nimrod | Posted 12.08.2012 | Politics
Ilan Dar-Nimrod

It is mostly likely that Tony Abbott, the Australian opposition leader, would have probably made Mr. Romney pay much more dearly for his miserable "47 percent" comment than Mr. Obama did.

What Mitt Romney and Liar Loans Have in Common (Be Very Afraid)

Adam Levin | Posted 12.05.2012 | Money
Adam Levin

As I watched Governor Romney in the presidential debate Wednesday night I was reminded of a financial tactic the candidate's political supporters and financial backers on Wall Street used during the mortgage boom -- the one that netted them billions of dollars while simultaneously pushing the American economy off a cliff.

Elections not Auctions: What Was Really Missing From Last Night's Debate

Ian Bassin | Posted 12.04.2012 | Politics
Ian Bassin

Amendments shouldn't be taken lightly. Tinkering with our founding document is a dangerous business, especially at a time when our Congress is as dysfunctional as ever. But there are powerful reasons why pushing for one is an important task.

The GOP: Caligula Reborn

Ryan Campbell | Posted 11.28.2012 | Politics
Ryan Campbell

Outside a large fundraiser, delegates sweltering in suits stumbled, bragging about cars, bonuses and how many bourbons they write off as business expenses at lunch with a client. The "Values Party" is beginning to look a bit more like Caligula.

Andrea Stone

Oy Vey! What Jewish Republicans Are Giving 'Volunteers' To Make Calls For Mitt

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Stone | Posted 09.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Republican Jewish Coalition on Thursday began offering "volunteers" who work the phones in key battleground states "awesome thank-yo...

Jason Linkins

Money And Speech: Are They One And The Same, Because It Sure Feels Deeply Wrong, You Know?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Earlier today, on Huff Post Live, Huffington Post D.C. Bureau Chief Ryan Grim and Republican strategist Brian Morganstern had themselves...

Adelson Republican Talks Campaign With Dog, UPS Guy

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 09.27.2012 | Politics

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, a Sheldon Adelson-backed Republican congressional candidate with ties to Michael Jackson, talks to random voters, a dog, scarec...

Ryan Grim

Sheldon Adelson Gets Strangely Candid

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 09.27.2012 | Politics

In August, The New York Times wondered aloud what the rest of the political world wanted to know: Does Sheldon Adelson's effort to put Mitt Romney in ...

Adelson Reportedly Sets New Record

Reuters | Posted 11.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Sept 24 (Reuters) - U.S. billionaire casino magnate Sheldon Adelson has set a new record in political donations by giving $70 million to...

Adelson Republican Continues Comedy Routine

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 09.24.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, the Sheldon Adelson-backed Republican congressional candidate running against Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.), has rele...

Sheldon Adelson: Secrets Of A Mega-Donor

Politico | Posted 09.24.2012 | Politics

The Billion-Dollar Buy: About this series Like never before, big dollars are having a big impact on politics and governance. This series examines how...

The One Percent Supreme Court: A Conversation With The Nation's Katrina Vanden Heuvel

Martha Burk | Posted 11.19.2012 | Politics
Martha Burk

Whether you're a Democrat, Republican,Tea-partier, liberal, conservative, or in-between, you're experiencing an election season unlike any in U.S. history. That's because the rules on political spending have changed in a billion dollar way.

What Is More Virtuous? Paying Taxes or Giving Charity?

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 11.16.2012 | Politics
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

Are American citizens really expected to feel guilty about not paying enough tax? When we see such incredible government waste, should we be eager to fork over more money to see it so much of it squandered?

John Celock

A Rabbi's Clint Eastwood Moment

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 09.11.2012 | Politics

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, the Republican congressional nominee running against Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.), has released a new campaign ad in the vein of...

Sheldon Adelson Stands To Get $2 Billion Tax Cut If Mitt Romney Is Elected: Report

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 09.11.2012 | Politics

Casino mogul Sheldon Adelson's backing of GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney may not just make political sense for the billionaire -- it may also ...