Sheldon Adelson Has Finally Found an Issue He Can Truly Influence Last year, at the height of campaign season, I noted the astonishing amount of money that casino magnate Sheldon Adelson and his wife ... And this week, in Adelson’s reported pledge to spend massive amounts to illegalize online gambling, one sees ... 11/19/2013 - 10:28 am | View Link
Mogul’s Latest Foray Courts Jews for the G.O.P. The group, the Republican Jewish Coalition, plans to begin a multimillion-dollar advertising campaign in the coming weeks called “My Buyer’s Remorse,” targeting voters in Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania, aides said. The campaign uses testimonials from ... 07/25/2012 - 1:24 am | View Link
Adelson's reported pledge to Crossroads, others: $35 million Sheldon Adelson has no shortage of suitors interested in a piece of his extremely large financial pie this cycle, but the amount he's planning to give three major outside entities is a bit clearer, via Peter Stone: Crossroads GPS — founded by GOP ... 06/16/2012 - 3:12 am | View Link
Exclusive: Adelson's Pro-Romney Donations Will Be 'Limitless,' Could Top $100M Forbes has confirmed that billionaire Sheldon Adelson, along with his wife Miriam, has donated $10 million to the leading Super PAC supporting presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney–and that’s just the tip of the iceberg. A well-placed ... 06/12/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Casino magnate Adelson's family gave early money to Gingrich PAC The PAC reported a $500,000 contribution from one of Adelson's step ... Gingrich has held policy positions that would match Adelson's regarding U.S.-Israeli relations, including a pledge to issue a directive on his first day as president to relocate ... 01/30/2012 - 11:00 am | View Link
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POLITICO Playbook ERIC SCHULTZ named #2 to Josh Earnest – Edward-Isaac Dovere: “When Eric Schultz gaggles with reporters [today] as President Obama flies from San Francisco to Los ... 07/24/2014 - 9:37 pm | View Website
Sheldon Adelson Sheldon Adelson returns to the top 10 richest in the world for the first time since 2007 after making an average of $32 million a day over the last year, third-most ... 07/24/2014 - 7:14 pm | View Website
Sheldon Adelson Sheldon Gary Adelson (born August 4, 1933) is an American business magnate, investor, and philanthropist. He is the chairman and chief executive officer of the Las ... 07/24/2014 - 9:20 am | View Website
Republican Alex Mooney, left, and Democrat Nick Casey. CREDIT: AP Photos There are two major-party candidates in the running for West Virginia’s 2nd Congressional District seat in the U. S. House, and both of them think the issue of climate change is best left for other countries to deal with, according to multiple news reports from a candidate forum Thursday.
This was such a great book. Kaufman made a huge impact with it:
Bel Kaufman, a former New York City schoolteacher whose classic first novel, “Up the Down Staircase” — shot through with despair and hopefulness, violence and levity, all manner of bureaucratic inanity and a blizzard of official memorandums so mind-bendingly illogical as to seem almost Kafkaesque — was hailed as a stunningly accurate portrait of life in a gritty urban school when it was published in 1965, died on Friday at her home in Manhattan.
On Thursday, Sens. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) and Ted Cruz (R-TX), who have arguably been the two most influential conservatives in stopping amnesty legislation, urged their colleagues to put more pressure on President Barack Obama, so he does not unilaterally grant temporary amnesty to millions more illegal immigrants. In a colloquy with Cruz on the Senate floor, Sessions said Obama's potential executive actions represent an "exceedingly grave threat that go[es] beyond anything we've ever seen in this country" and "threatens the very constitutional framework of our republic and the very ability of this nation to even have borders."He vowed that the
Operation Protective Edge. Israels government unanimously rejected a ceasefire offer advanced by US Secretary of State John Kerry while Hamas officials were said to still be considering the plan. West Bank violence continued to escalate, with five Palestinians reported killed in riots. With the Gaza death toll said to pass 700, Israeli military sources said several hundred Hamas gunmen had been killed.
x97; A law expanding background check requirements on Colorado gun sales has been in effect for about a year, and an Associated Press analysis of state data compiled during that span shows the projected impact was vastly overstated in a key budget report.
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has accomplished much of what he set out to do when he was elected four years ago. He's logged improvements in the state's economic health, presided over the creation of 250,000 private-sector jobs and and more »