Musk Pays Astronomical Sum for Mansion

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Elon Musk, the potential energy secretary nominee, major President Barack Obama donor, and technology entrepreneur behind SpaceX, Tesla Motors, and PayPal, has purchased a $17 million mansion in Bel-Air as reported by the Los Angeles Times.

Gore Pockets Estimated $100M on TV Sale to Oil-Backed Al Jazeera

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Gore and Hyatt announce plans to create a television network in 2004 (AP)

Al Gore’s Current TV confirmed Wednesday evening that it has been sold to Al Jazeera for an estimated $400 to $500 million, with the former vice president set to pocket $100 million from the sale.

Green Man Gore

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The Washington Post published a lengthy story this morning detailing former Vice President Al Gore’s work in the green energy sector, cataloguing the ways in which he has benefitted from President Barack Obama’s stimulus.