Terrence Patrick Bean, a prominent gay rights activist and donor to the Democratic party, was arrested on Wednesday for allegations of sexual abuse of a 15-year-old boy, according to The Oregonian.
According to Air Force documents obtained by Judicial Watch, the flight cost for President Obama’s Labor Day 2014 weekend trips for fundraising, personal business, and politicking came to a total of $1,539,402.10 in taxpayer-paid transportation expenses.
Both billionaire donor Tom Steyer and the Democracy Alliance are funders of a liberal think tank in Washington D.C. that is calling for a “all-hands-on-deck effort” to rally support for any Iran deal the Obama administration may reach.
Tom Steyer’s multi-million-dollar investment in Senate Democrats paid off Tuesday evening with the defeat of a bill to approve the Keystone XL pipeline.
Obama donor and Scientologist Will Smith has raised two completely bizarre children, according to a recent interview Jaden and Willow did with T magazine.
Lawrence Lessig’s “Super PAC to end Super PACs” was a failure during the midterm elections, but the Harvard professor is clinging to the notion that opposition to money in politics can sway close political races.
The Democracy Alliance held its biannual donor conference at the ritzy Mandarin Oriental hotel in Washington, D.C., last week. The secretive meeting of liberal donors garnered some press attention, but a number of misconceptions about the organization remain.
An appeals court packed with progressive judges ruled last Friday in favor of a contraception opt-out clause opposed by some religious groups, handing a victory to the Obama administration.
An unusual assortment of donors from around the country poured last-minute six-figure donations into the New York State Democratic Party’s unsuccessful effort to recapture the state Senate from the GOP this month.
A secretive club of wealthy liberal donors met this week to plan the disbursement of tens of millions of dollars into state political campaigns and to discuss how they can circumvent legal restrictions on political coordination to elect Democratic candidates at the state level.
Through behind-the-scenes collaboration and a budget that those involved hope will reach nine figures, the Democracy Alliance, a massive network of high-dollar Democratic donors, hopes to turn the tide of recent Republican gains in state legislatures and governorships.