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Romney's 2012 Tour

David Issacharoff | Posted 10.01.2012 | Teen
David Issacharoff

Mitt Romney is undertaking an international tour, attempting to show Americans that he is not only prepared to be president of the United States, but somehow, the leader of the free world.

GOP Mega Donor's Company Probed By Privacy Watchdog

AP | KELVIN CHAN | Posted 08.01.2012 | Politics

HONG KONG -- The Chinese arm of U.S. billionaire Sheldon Adelson's gambling empire is being investigated by Macau privacy authorities over its handlin...

Romney Nets Big Haul

Reuters | Posted 09.29.2012 | Politics

By Steve Holland JERUSALEM, July 30 (Reuters) - U.S. Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Monday tapped Je...

Howard Fineman

What Do Mega-Donors Really Want For All That Money? | Howard Fineman | Posted 07.31.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -– Heed their names for they are the country's new power brokers: Sheldon Adelson, David and Charles Koch, Harold Simmons, and Bob Perry,...

Romney's World View

James Zogby | Posted 07.28.2012 | Politics
James Zogby

Romney continues to demonstrate how out of touch he is with the changing world the Obama Administration has inherited. Many of his criticisms of the Obama Administration are either wrong on facts, splitting hairs or just plain bad policy.

Mitt, Bibi and Sheldon: The Wrong Way

Mitchell Cohen | Posted 09.26.2012 | World
Mitchell Cohen

American support for Israel is, has been and ought to be bipartisan. There were very good American reasons for it in the past and there are very good American reasons for it in the future. They are not found in election-time pandering.

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...

Wealthy Dems Pushing Back Against Anti-Obama Push

The Washington Post | Posted 07.26.2012 | Politics

So how seriously are Dems taking the possibility that Obama could lose Jewish votes, now that billionaire Sheldon Adelson is planning a multi-million-...

GOP Mega Donor Backing Effort To Peel Off Voters From Obama

The New York Times | Posted 07.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Republican group backed by the casino magnate Sheldon Adelson is starting a new effort in battleground states to win over Jewish voter...

Paul Blumenthal

Romney Super PAC Breaks Record | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 07.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney will be getting a lot of support from the super PAC run by his former aides in the future. Restore Our Future raised $20.7 m...

Sheldon Adelson Is Trying to Buy an Election

Mik Moore | Posted 09.18.2012 | Politics
Mik Moore

Americans, and American Jews in particular, reject Adelson's views and his undue influence. If we really want a political process that reflects our own values, we have to counter Adelson's millions of dollars with our millions of voices.

Patrick Svitek

Sheldon Adelson's Lawyer Threatens To Sue Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Likening Casino Magnate To A 'Pimp' | Patrick Svitek | Posted 08.02.2012 | Politics

UPDATE: 7:27 p.m. 8/2/2012 -- The DCCC has retracted its allegations against Sheldon Adelson. A lawyer for casino magnate Sheldon Adelson has thr...

GOP Super PACs Tap Sheldon Adelson For Big Bucks

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 07.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Two super PACs closely linked to the Republican House majority raised a combined $6.6 million in the second quarter of 2012 thanks to co...

WATCH: Sarah Silverman's Indecent Proposal To Romney Supporter

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 07.17.2012 | Comedy

The Mitt Romney campaign is making headlines for raising a massive amount of a money, due in no small part to extremely generous donations from billio...

Mega GOP Donor Being Investigated For Suspicious Activities

ProPublica | Matt Isaacs, Lowell Bergman and Stephen Engelberg | Posted 07.16.2012 | Politics

by Matt Isaacs, Lowell Bergman and Stephen Engelberg July 16, 2012, 11:30 a.m.This story was co-published with PBS' "Frontline." A decade ago gambling...

There Are Many Ways to Be "Pro-Israel" -- Supporting a Nightmarish One-State Scenario Is Not One of Them

Jeremy Ben-Ami | Posted 09.11.2012 | World
Jeremy Ben-Ami

The majority of American Jews understand what Allen West and Joe Walsh fail to see: Building a viable Palestinian state alongside a secure Israel is the only way to secure Israel's future as a Jewish homeland and a democracy.

Why a Jewish Democratic Leader Attacked Sheldon Adelson

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 09.09.2012 | Politics
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

Ordinarily, an attack by a political hack of one party about a mega-contributor to another would not merit comment. But what made David Harris' vitriol most unfortunate was that it was one Jew deriding the two foremost private supporters of Jewish identity in the entire world: the Adelsons.

National Jewish Democratic Council Doesn't Speak for Me on Adelson

Alan Dershowitz | Posted 09.05.2012 | Politics
Alan Dershowitz

Let extremists in both parties stop this nonsense about returning "tainted" contributions and focus on the real issues that separate the Democrats from the Republicans.

Jewish Democratic Council Tells Romney To Forgo Adelson Donations Over Prostitution Scandal

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 07.02.2012 | Politics

The National Jewish Democratic Council is calling on Mitt Romney and other 2012 Republican candidates to stop accepting donations from billionaire She...

Fired Exec Alleges Adelson Approved Of 'Prostitution Strategy'

AP | KEN RITTER | Posted 06.29.2012 | Politics

LAS VEGAS -- The fired former chief executive of Las Vegas Sands Corp.'s Macau casinos alleges in court documents revealed Thursday that billionaire S...

Koch Brothers Reportedly Get Potent Pledge

Politico | Posted 06.29.2012 | Politics

Casino mogul Sheldon Adelson this week pledged $10 million to the Koch brothers' 2012 efforts, cementing a potent alliance of two of the biggest spend...

'Fixing' Citizens United Will Break the Constitution

Laura W. Murphy | Posted 08.28.2012 | Politics
Laura W. Murphy

If there is one thing we absolutely should not be doing, it's tinkering with our founding document to prevent groups like the ACLU (or even billionaires like Sheldon Adelson) from speaking freely about the central issues in our democracy.

Paul Blumenthal

Wealthy Increase Their Super PAC Giving | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 06.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Super PAC mega-donors continued to dominate the independent spending playing field in May as their percentage of total giving to super P...

Korach And The Abuse Of Power

Rabbi Edward Bernstein | Posted 08.26.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Edward Bernstein

In Parashat Korach, we learn about anshei shem, men of renown, who abuse their power to the detriment of the community. We saw a similar phenomenon 40 years ago in Watergate, and we see it today in our broken election financing system.

Stealing Votes and Buying the Presidency: A Winning Combination to Destroy Our Democracy

Pearl Korn | Posted 08.25.2012 | Politics
Pearl Korn

Will you pick up the gauntlet, Mr. President, and make the case for why we must pass an amendment to strike down Citizens United? It will give you a strong foundation for your strategy to win in November.