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Bob Perry

State's Republicans Lose Three Major Donors In 2013

AP | CHRIS TOMLINSON | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The deaths this year of three major Texas Republican donors, including a billionaire who died over the weekend, could signal a ...

Apparently, The Dead Can Donate Too

USA Today | Fredreka Schouten and Christopher Schnaars | Posted 08.05.2013 | Politics

Thirty-two people listed on federal campaign records as "deceased" have contributed more than $586,000 to congressional and presidential candidates an...

Paul Blumenthal

Who Are This Year's Biggest Super PAC Donors?

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 08.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mega-donors remain the biggest source of funds for super PACs so far in the 2014 election cycle, but their share of those donations is d...

Major Republican Donor Dies At 80

Texas Tribune | Ross Ramsey | Posted 04.15.2013 | Politics

This article originally appeared in The Texas Tribune. Bob Perry, a wealthy homebuilder and philanthropist who was among the nation's lar...

Wake up Boehner, John. Morning Bells Are Ringing: The Dems Won

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 01.12.2013 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

The vast majority of Americans are willing to do their part to support their country. And they expect no special exemption from that responsibility for the nation's richest. They sent that message Tuesday through their ballot choices. John Boehner must have snoozed through that missive.

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...

Paul Blumenthal

Swift Boat Donors Fuel Rove Group's Final Drive

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Karl Rove's American Crossroads, the second-largest super PAC, burned through cash fast in October. The group raised $11.6 million in th...

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...

Paul Blumenthal

Pro-Romney Super PAC The First To $100 Million

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Restore Our Future, the super PAC backing Mitt Romney's presidential campaign, raised a strong $14.8 million in September, making the gr...

George Allen's Super PAC Boost From Texas Millionaire

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- One of the nation's biggest conservative donors has injected himself into the Senate race in Virginia by making a $1 million donation to...

Super PAC Mega-Donors Keep Up Big Giving In August

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 09.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Super PAC mega-donors have now given more than a quarter of a billion dollars, with the addition of their August contributions. In anoth...

Paul Blumenthal

Romney-Ryan Gets Boost From Big Donors

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 08.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Republican presidential campaign of Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan got another boost from big donors in July. Republican super PACs, part...

Howard Fineman

What Do Mega-Donors Really Want For All That Money?

HuffingtonPost.com | 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,...

Paul Blumenthal

New Names Among 100-Plus Super PAC Mega-Donors

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Paul Blumenthal

Romney Super PAC Breaks Record

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

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...

Top 10 donors make up a third of donations to super PACs

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 06.26.2012 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

By John Dunbar and Michael BeckeliWatch NewsContrary to expectations, the much-criticized court decisions that gave us "super PACs" have not led to ...

Matt Sledge

Super PAC Sugar Daddies Spread Campaign Contributions Around At State Level, Too

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics

Don't cry for the sugar daddies. Rick Santorum may be down and Rick Perry may be out, but the billionaires and millionaires who bet big on them have p...

Paul Blumenthal

Perry's Biggest Donor MIA From Campaign Finance Reports

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.21.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Texas Gov. Rick Perry's recently filed campaign finance report for his presidential bid shows that the governor has raised $17.2 million...

Jason Cherkis

Court Records, Depositions Show Mitt Romney May Have Saved One Job: Rick Perry's

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Cherkis | Posted 11.21.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In an increasingly bitter Republican presidential primary, Gov. Rick Perry has made his record of job creation a top selling point for t...

Jason Cherkis

Under Rick Perry, Former Staffers Raked In Millions As Lobbyists

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Cherkis | Posted 11.16.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Texas Governor and Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry has been good for the Austin lobbying business. Forty Perry aides have e...

Paul Blumenthal

Karl Rove-Linked Super PAC American Crossroads Reports July And August Donations

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 11.02.2011 | Politics

This Report Has Been Updated. See Correction Below. WASHINGTON -- The Karl Rove-affiliated Super PAC American Crossroads raised $2.7 million between ...

Conservative donor Bob Perry gives big to Pawlenty, Romney -- and Rick Perry

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 10.04.2011 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

By Aaron Mehta, iWatch News 4:46 pm, August 4, 2011One of the most prolific Republican money men, Bob Perry has played a critical financial rol...

Tim Pawlenty's ties to "Swift Boat" Bob Perry

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 08.30.2011 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

By Delal Pektas and Kelsey Sheehy for iWatch News Tim Pawlenty may not have great name recognition but he does have one very important thing for...

Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation Donates Again To The Republican Governors Association: $250,000

Think Progress | Lee Fang | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

In June, Fox News' parent company News Corporation gave a $1 million donation to the Republican Governors Association. This evening, IRS disclosures r...