iOS app Android app

Paul Singer

Paul Blumenthal

GOP Establishment Keeps Promise To Counter Tea Party With Surge In Primary Spending

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 07.03.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Republican Party's internecine conflict has sparked a surge in independent spending in GOP congressional primaries as establishment ...

Paul Blumenthal

David Koch, Donald Trump Lead Wealthy Donors Past Now-Dead Campaign Finance Limit

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 05.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Some wealthy donors have already blown past limits on campaign contributions to political parties that were voided by the Supreme Court'...

Paul Blumenthal

Wall Street, War Hawks Fund Challenger To Only Anti-War, Anti-Wall Street Republican

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 04.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Wall Street billionaires, financial industry lobbyists and neoconservative hawks are throwing money behind a primary challenge to Rep. W...

Directly Destroying Democracy

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.24.2014 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

The rich can buy more of everything. More food. More cars. More houses. More vacations. More boats. But for a democracy to function properly, they should be forbidden from buying more votes.

Paul Blumenthal

7 Charts To Understand Citizens United On Its 4th Anniversary

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Four years ago the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in the Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission case that corporations could spend unl...

Christina Wilkie

Vulture Capitalists Circle Over Washington

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 06.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Argentina's 2001 foreign debt default, now a subject for history and economics textbooks, is still playing out in the pages of Washingto...

Africa and Latin America Still Fight Vulture Funds

Hector Timerman | Posted 01.14.2013 | World
Hector Timerman

Vulture funds abuse the system, acquiring distressed debt in secondary markets to multiply profits at the expense of the poor and weak. While the practices originated in South America, the method has increasingly been used to target African countries.

Was Romney Blind to His Adviser's Vulture Fund?

Carl Pope | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Carl Pope

The facts are simple. Mitt Romney's blind-trust invested more than a million dollars in a "vulture fund" managed by Paul Singer, a Romney adviser. Here is the tangled web that leads to lost American jobs -- and a 3,000% profit for Singer and Romney.

Romney Reportedly Earned Millions From Auto Bailout He Opposed

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 10.18.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney, who famously authored an op-ed in 2008 suggesting that the federal government should "let Detroit go bankrupt," has been on the defensive...

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...

Romney Donor: Mitt Must Get Serious About Financial Regulation

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 08.16.2012 | Business

Paul Singer, the billionaire manager of the New York-based hedge fund Elliott Management and a major donor to Mitt Romney's presidential campaign, wan...

Money Throws Democracy Overboard

Bill Moyers | Posted 04.15.2012 | Politics
Bill Moyers

Our elections have replaced horse racing as the sport of kings. Only these kings are multi-billionaire, corporate moguls who by the divine right, not of God, but the United States Supreme Court and its Citizens United decision, are now buying politicians like so much pricey horseflesh.

Paul Blumenthal

Romney Raises $14 Million In 3rd Quarter

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.14.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The presidential campaign of former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney announced a haul of $14 million in the third quarter of 2011, after r...

Sam Stein

Money Was The Key Ingredient In New York's Gay Marriage Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 08.27.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The passage of historic legislation legalizing same sex marriage in the state of New York last Friday was owed in large part to a compel...

Big GOP Donors Funding Fight For NY Marriage Equality

AP | Posted 07.16.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- A gay rights coalition hoping to legalize same-sex marriage in New York has been getting an infusion of cash from a surprising source: Rep...

Wealthy New York Conservatives Bankrolling Push For Gay Marriage

New York Times | NICHOLAS CONFESSORE and MICHAEL BARBAR | Posted 07.14.2011 | New York

As gay rights advocates intensify their campaign to legalize same-sex marriage in New York, the bulk of their money is coming from an unexpected sourc...

Guns, Religion and the Glenn Beck Rally

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

What Barack Obama described in the 2008 campaign is what we are seeing unfold in the country. Guns and religion -- or, in other words, fear and intolerance.

Jim Chanos Warned Brown, Geithner, and Others about Coming Financial Crash in 2007

Rob Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rob Johnson

Chanos and Paul Singer briefed prominent policy officials about the growing financial instability. They told officials that banks that were about to sink the global economy. They called for decisive action. And they were ignored.

Hedge Fund Chiefs Warned G7 Of Economic Collapse in April 2007

Evening Standard | Paul Waugh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

This happy band of G7 finance ministers looked perfectly relaxed as they arrived for their gathering in Washington in April 2007. But it now turns ...