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Sheldon Adelson Commits $30M To GOP Midterms

Fox News reports: Las Vegas casino magnate Sheldon Adelson has committed to a $30 million cash infusion for a House Republican group, a move that will boost GOP chances of fighting off energized Democrats in the midterm elections. The donation to the House GOP-aligned Congressional Leadership Fund was sealed last week when Speaker Paul Ryan and his entourage met with ...

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Hackers Hit Website Of Pro-Trump Super PAC

CNN reports: A prolific Republican super PAC pushing President Donald Trump’s Cabinet took down its website temporarily Monday after hackers got in and retitled sections “Make America S****y Again” and scrawled “Black Lives Matter” across the video section. The 45 Committee — a PAC started by mega-donors Todd Ricketts and Sheldon Adelson — released a new ad pushing Trump’s Cabinet ...

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Netanyanu Caught On Tape Offering “Huge Financial Benefits” In Return For Favorable Media Coverage

The Jerusalem Post reports: Arnon “Noni” Mozes, publisher of Israel’s Yedioth Ahronot newspaper, is reportedly at the center of the corruption investigation against Prime Benjamin Netanyahu. According to a Channel 2 report on Sunday, Mozes sought to receive financial benefits for Yedioth Ahronoth and possibly the closure of Israel Hayom‘s weekend edition newspaper in exchange for favorable coverage. Israel Hayom ...

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Sheldon Adelson’s Super PAC Hits Hillary Over Debate Comments: What About Iran And Benghazi? [VIDEO]

All of Teabagistan is pissed that Benghazi never came up last night, so of course Sheldon Adelson rushes out this ad. The Hill reports: A new ad from a Republican super PAC uses Hillary Clinton’s remarks in the first presidential debate to hit her record as secretary of State. “Hillary Clinton brags about her experience,” the spot’s narrator says, referencing ...

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Sheldon Adelson Offers $100M To Trump Campaign

The New York Times reports: The casino magnate Sheldon G. Adelson told Donald J. Trump in a private meeting last week that he was willing to contribute more to help elect him than he has to any previous campaign, a sum that could exceed $100 million, according to two Republicans with direct knowledge of Mr. Adelson’s commitment. As significant, Mr. ...

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Mark Fiore: Sheldon Adelson’s Menagerie

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Quote Of The Day – Sheldon Adelson

“You pick up your cell phone and you call somewhere in Nebraska and you say, ‘OK let it go.’ So there’s an atomic weapon, goes over, ballistic missiles, the middle of the desert, that doesn’t hurt a soul. Maybe a couple of rattlesnakes, and scorpions, or whatever. And then you say, ‘See! The next one is in the middle of ...

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Adelson Vows To Double Down

Wingnut casino mogul Sheldon Adelson, who spent an estimated $150M during the 2012 campaign, says he’s willing to spend twice as much next time.  Think Progress reports: Adelson told the Wall Street Journal that his 2012 donations were double what he gave in 2008 and that he was ready to double his spending again. “I’ll spend that much and more,” ...

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