Wealthy liberals who “make significant investments” in Democracy Alliance-backed projects will help guide strategy in 2016 and beyond for the left’s most powerful network of political moneymen, documents obtained by the Washington Free Beacon reveal.
Rajat K. Gupta, a former Goldman Sachs executive and Clinton ally, will have to serve out his two-year insider trading sentence after the Supreme Court refused to hear his case on Monday.
A top supporter of Hillary Clinton on Monday denied that he knew the presumptive Democratic nominee’s position on the agreement between the Obama administration and Iran on nuclear issues, contradicting media reports suggesting she was opposed to such a deal.
The secretive Democracy Alliance donor club steers far more money to left-wing political groups than recent press reports have indicated, documents obtained by the Washington Free Beacon reveal.
Billionaire Democratic donor Tom Steyer’s vehicle for environmental grantmaking has a stake in a private equity firm that is invested in green energy companies, the group confirmed last week.
SAN FRANCISCO—Wealthy liberals from across the country discussed strategy and finances this Sunday during the Democracy Alliance’s biennial donor confab, where the number of supported groups grew by more than a dozen and funding targets grew by tens of millions of dollars above previous years.
Federal officials in February disclosed a document detailing ways in which the Treasury Department might cooperate with billionaire Democratic donor Tom Steyer.
The Super PAC founded and funded by billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer plans to employ the same political playbook in the 2016 cycle that failed to win key races during last year’s midterms.
Nothing says “Brooklyn cool” like Hillary Clinton, and nothing says “Hillary Clinton” like setting up a campaign headquarters at a Morgan Stanley building owned by a prominent Democratic donor in one of New York City’s wealthiest neighborhoods.
The critic James Wolcott is peeved. “Mitt Romney’s fateful decision this January not to pursue the presidency for a third futile time deprives those of us in the bleachers of a rare-ish opportunity to watch a representative of the 1 percent in plastic action,” he writes in Vanity Fair’s April “special issue” on “the age of money.” There are few chances, Wolcott avers, to observe in public a member of the financial and social caste that rules America. “It is not often we get to study how a scion moves, behaves, and simulates reflective thought under changeable conditions.”