Paypal founder Elon Musk frequently leverages his political clout to the advantage of his various business ventures, and a pair of announcements this week suggests the strategy is still paying off.
Hillary Clinton spent the month of August in the Hamptons, where wealthy Democratic donors and lobbyists held events for her to fundraise and discuss the current political thoughts of the liberal elite.
The Koch brothers—taking a break from such nefarious endeavors as spending money in support of their political positions and, worse, donating to hospitals—are going on the offensive with a campaign to expose the vast web of dark money spun by the Democracy Alliance.
A Tuesday Huffington Post piece on conservative donors’ attitudes toward a network of political financiers on the other side of the aisle downplayed the scale of the latter despite publicly available documents contradicting their report.
The executives at the helm of Hollywood’s biggest studios are accused of conspiring together in an effort to suppress worker salaries, according to the Los Angeles Business Journal.
Major Democratic donor Marc Lasry, who was forced to withdraw his name for the France ambassadorship due to ties to a New York City poker ring run by the Russian mob, said that as owner of a NBA franchise he has “a moral responsibility to the community.”
Prominent American oligarch Hillary Clinton is travelling to Mexico on Friday to attend an annual summit hosted by Carlos Slim, the world’s richest oligarch. Slim, whose portfolio includes a significant stake in the New York Times, is a major donor to the Clinton Foundation. His net worth—around $72 billion—is roughly equivalent to the combined fortunes …
Conservative commentator Glenn Beck is calling on federal regulators to reject the proposed merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable after the companies refused to carry his cable-TV channel.
Nothing has gotten in the way of President Obama’s summer, so it is fitting that he is ending his summer with a Labor Day weekend of lavish fundraisers and celebrity weddings.