Romney’s Legacy As Governor: Left Office With 34% Approval Rating In Massachusetts

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VIDEO – Local Boston news coverage of Mitt Romney’s last day in office as Governor of Massachusetts shows why the people of Romney’s home state are going to vote for President Obama by a wide margin.  In describing Governor Romney’s one term, the commentator says Romney’s “legacy is disappointment”. In all of the 2012 presidential […]

Paul Ryan Attends Secret Event With GOP Overlord Sheldon Adelson In Las Vegas

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VIDEO – Paul Ryan was in Las Vegas, Nevada Tuesday night to meet with the one-man funding machine of the Republican party, Sheldon Adelson, a China casino mogul.  The event was closed to the press.   Paul Ryan met with Sheldon Adelson, the owner of Las Vegas Sands casino corporation and the single biggest donor to […]

Romney Super PAC Restore Our Future Has Collected $82 Million From Handful Of Billionaires

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Mitt Romney’s super PAC, Restore Our Future, has raised more money in the 2012 election cycle than all Democratic-aligned super PACs combined. Restore Our Future has raised over $82 million in this election cycle compared to hundreds of Democratic-aligned super PACs combined take of $77 million. The total of all GOP super PAC contributions, $277 million, […]

Karl Rove, Koch Brothers, Sheldon Adelson To Spend $14.6 Million in Florida Senate Race

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VIDEO – Super PACs and front groups are spending a total of $14.6 million to buy negative ads in the Florida Senate race against Democrat Bill Nelson. Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Karl Rove, the Koch brothers, and Sheldon Adelson are spending a combined $8.2 million to buy […]

Republicans Vote Against Disclose Act – Want Front Group Donors To Be Secret

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VIDEO – Senate Republicans, including 14 who once supported disclosure, voted against the Disclose Act.  The bill would have required disclosure of anyone who donates more than $10,000 to front groups such as Crossroads GPS and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.   Because Republican lawmakers are simply puppets of the billionaires that fund them, they […]

Romney Super PAC’s Biggest Donor Is China Casino Mogul Sheldon Adelson

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Inside the Investigation of Leading Republican Money Man Sheldon Adelson ProPublica | by Matt Isaacs, Lowell Bergman and Stephen Engelberg July 16, 2012, 11:30 a.m.by Matt Isaacs and Lowell Bergman, July 16 This story was co-published with PBS’ “Frontline.” A decade ago gambling magnate and leading Republican donor Sheldon Adelson looked at a desolate spit […]

Super PAC and Rove Attend Romney Fundraiser – Campaign Says It’s Legal

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Members of Restore Our Future, the Super PAC supporting Mitt Romney, were on hand at his fundraising retreat this past weekend in Park City, Utah.  The campaign insisted that they just happened to be there on their own and they were not official attendees of the event.  However, Charlie Spies, the man that runs Restore Our […]

Romney Super PAC Gets $10 Million Donation From Billionaire Adelson

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VIDEO – Las Vegas casino mogul, Sheldon Adelson, has donated $10 million to Mitt Romney’s Super PAC, Restore Our Future.   After single-handedly rescuing Newt Gingrich’s campaign through the funding of his Super PAC, Winning Our Future, Sheldon Adelson has now switched donations to the other Republican presidential campaign Super PAC with “Our Future” in its name.  In […]

Billionaire Super PAC Funders Back Romney For Self-Interests

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VIDEO – What do billionaire Super PAC funders Harold Simmons, Bob Perry, and Sheldon Adelson have to gain by supporting Mitt Romney?  A lot. In this Hardball interview with Eric Bates of Rolling Stone and Joe Conason of NationalMemo.com, they explore the motivation behind the biggest donors to Super PACs Restore Our Future and American Crossroads. […]

Walker Raises Big Money From Out-Of-State Billionaires

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Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker has raised more than $25 million since January 2011 – two thirds of it from out-of-state donors. Wisconsin state law typically caps direct donations to gubernatorial candidates at $10,000, but allows recall targets to collect unlimited amounts of contributions from the day a group registers against them until the state Government Accountability Board schedules the […]

Gingrich’s New Fundraising Plan: Charge $50 For Pictures With Newt

It’s desperation time for Newt.  After losses in Louisiana and Illinois, Gingrich’s only billionaire has written his last check.  His strategy to replace the multi-million dollar checks from Sheldon Adelson?  The campaign is now charging supporters $50 each for a picture with Newt Gingrich.  “We also have an online store where supporters can make a […]

Newt’s Billionaire Says Gingrich Is Done

VIDEO – Sheldon Adelson, the billionaire that personally saved Newt Gingrich’s campaign now says Gingrich is “at the end of the line”.  Sheldon Adelson is the Las Vegas casino mogul who single-handedly saved the Gingrich campaign in South Carolina.  Adelson, together with his wife and daughter, has given $16 million to the Gingrich Super PAC, Winning Our […]

Top 10 Super PAC Givers

Super Donors: Our Reading Guide to the Top 10 Super PAC Givers by Ariel Wittenberg ProPublica, March 1, 2012, 2:16 p.m. The coming election cycle will likely be the most expensive in history. Thanks to Citizens United and other recent court decisions, individuals, corporations and unions can make unlimited donations to so-called super PACs that […]

Winning Our Future

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Who said Newt Gingrich’s political life was over when he resigned from Congress?  This truly shows the pure power of unlimited money: it resurrected Newt Gingrich.  Winning Our Future is 99% funded by donations of $25,000 or more. Of the $18.9 million total they have raised as of February 29, 2012, $16.5 million was from his billionaire, Sheldon […]

Newt Gingrich’s Billionaire – Sheldon Adelson

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Sheldon Adelson and his family have financed $11 million of the total $13.1 million raised by Winning Our Future, Newt Gingrich’s Super PAC.  And he said he may give $100 million more.  Sheldon Adelson is a Las Vegas casino mogul (owns the Venetian) with a net worth of about $25 billion, so $100 million is pocket change.  The Huffington Post […]