Stories tagged with Sheldon Adelson
By Laurie Bennett | April 20, 2017 at 8:53am | 0
Foreign interests, billionaires and big oil were all big contributors to the Trump inauguration, according to a report released Wednesday.
By Laurie Bennett | November 7, 2012 at 8:41am | 0
One of the big losers Tuesday night was the billionaire-financed political campaign.
By Laurie Bennett | September 17, 2012 at 2:02pm | 0
The new refrain in the Obama stump speech mocks tax cuts.
By Laurie Bennett | September 12, 2012 at 9:10am | 3
While the Republican Party is doing its best to disenfranchise thousands of poor and minority voters in swing states, a single non-citizen named Benjamin Netanyahu is trying to wield outsize influence over the election outcome.
By Laurie Bennett | September 6, 2012 at 7:45am | 0
They have been called “the dueling pro-Israel billionaires.”
By Laurie Bennett | August 21, 2012 at 2:26pm | 0
Few staffers in the Romney campaign have a higher profile than Dan Senor.
By Laurie Bennett | July 3, 2012 at 9:16am | 0
It’s high time to add a new word to the campaign lexicon.
By Laurie Bennett | January 26, 2012 at 11:20am | 2
Anyone trying to figure out how long Sheldon Adelson will continue to finance Newt Gingrich might well look at his spending in the 2008 campaign.
By Laurie Bennett | January 24, 2012 at 8:38am | 2
Can a single household finance a presidential run?
By Laurie Bennett | January 13, 2012 at 8:21am | 0
Three ultra-rich men have the power to prolong the GOP presidential primary, Politico noted Thursday.
By Laurie Bennett | May 9, 2011 at 9:45am | 1
It’s been more than two decades since Newt Gingrich has run a real campaign.
By A. James Memmott | August 2, 2010 at 6:38am | 0
Billionaire Sheldon G. Adelson’s venture into journalism would seem to be working, at least in drawing readers.
By Carol Eisenberg | December 4, 2008 at 1:33pm | 0
Freedom’s Watch, the political advocacy group once hailed as the conservative answer to MoveOn.org, may be the latest casualty of the economic downturn.
By Carol Eisenberg | August 29, 2008 at 5:15pm | 0
The idea is to make fat-cat funders think twice before writing a check for attack ads against Democratic candidates and causes.
By Laurie Bennett | January 17, 2008 at 10:33am | 0
Sheldon Adelson, the New York Times writes today, “may well be the richest American that most people have never heard of.”
But Republicans certainly know the name. Adelson, who personally cleared $500 million when he sold the Comdex trade show to Softbank and has since made millions more in the casino & convention industry, is a major donor to GOP causes.