Articles Tagged 'Sheldon Adelson'
Vegas or bust for Republicans
Las Vegas has a big advantage over the other five cities hoping to host the Republican National Convention in 2016: Sheldon Adelson.
Adelson — the owner of the Las Vegas Sands (which operates resorts and casinos all over the world, including the Venetian and the Palazzo in Vegas) — has a net worth of $40 billion, and he donated $100… READ MORE
Christie, Walker rush to woo GOP donors
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie offered his support to Israel on Saturday, as just one of several potential 2016 presidential candidates to speak before a group of powerful GOP donors.
At a Republican Jewish Coalition event in Las Vegas, Christie said he was overwhelmed by the strength of Israel’s leaders, including Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and said that many Israelis… READ MORE
Adelson’s Las Vegas Sands Hires Blanche Lincoln
The top Republican contributor has hired a former Democratic Senator to lobby for his casino company.
The government consulting firm of former Sen. Blanche Lincoln, D-Ark., the Lincoln Policy Group, has registered to lobby for the Las Vegas Sands Corp., whose business is described in the registration as an “Upscale, integrated resort and casino operations.”
Billionaire Sheldon Adelson is the… READ MORE
2016 contenders court mega-donors
ByÂ KENNETH P. VOGELÂ | Politico
A week after Election Day, three Republican governors mentioned as 2016 presidential candidates â€” Bobby Jindal, John Kasich and Bob McDonnell â€” each stopped by the Venetian Resort Hotel Casino to meet privately with its owner Sheldon Adelson, a man who couldÂ single-handedly underwriteÂ their White House ambitions.
Planning a presidential campaign used to
Jewish Republicans Seeking Votes for Romney in U.S. and Israel
By Jonathan D. Salant and Jonathan Ferziger -Bloomberg News
A network of Jewish Republicans, including billionaireÂ Sheldon AdelsonÂ and veterans of PresidentÂ George W. Bushâ€™s administration, is part of an effort to try to peel Jewish voters away from PresidentÂ Barack Obama.
The Republican Jewish Coalition has reported political expenditures of $6.3 million, four times higher than the $1.4 million… READ MORE
GOP donor sues National Jewish Democratic Council in NY over prostitution-linked allegations
ByÂ Associated Press
READ MORE NEW YORK â€” Billionaire casino mogul Sheldon Adelson has filed a defamation lawsuit in New York against the National Jewish Democratic Council and top officials, saying they made libelous statements regarding his political contributions.
The lawsuit filed Wednesday in federal court in Manhattan seeks $60 million in damages. Adelson is chairman and chief executive officer of Las
GOP backer, casino mogul Adelson reportedly gave $10 M to Koch brothers’ efforts
Casino mogul Sheldon Adelson has donated $10 million to the Koch brothersâ€™ efforts to elect Republicans and oust President Obama and other Democrats — forging perhaps the most powerful, well-financed political fundraising machine of 2012.
Adelson donated the money last weekend during a Koch brothersâ€™ fundraising summit in suburban San Diego. The private deal was confirmed Friday, according… READ MORE