Democratic billionaire J.B. Pritzker, who was named one of the world’s wealthiest people on Monday and has launched an exploratory committee to run for governor of Illinois, once pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of writing a bad check.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.), an outspoken critic of what she calls a “rigged” economic system that has hurt the middle class, has turned herself into a fundraising powerhouse in the Democratic Party because of her economic message.
A trio of longtime Democratic donors are set to make a movie about the Washington Post’s role in exposing the “Pentagon Papers.”
In an apparent attempt to gain favor with reporters covering President Donald Trump, prominent Democratic donor Tom Hanks has purchased a luxury espresso machine for the White House Press Corps.
Billionaire Democrat Tom Steyer is dropping his laser focus on climate policy, expanding the mission of his personal Super PAC beyond the issue that has animated his political advocacy for years.
Leading Democratic organizers are turning their backs on Hillary Clinton surrogate David Brock, charging that the Media Matters founder has been a nuisance to the party.
Alexander Soros, the son of liberal billionaire George Soros who acts as the managing partner for Soros Brothers Investments, has quietly emerged as a major donor to Democratic campaigns and causes.
The four sons of a Saudi Arabian billionaire—including one who was recently convicted for assaulting his wife—have all contributed thousands to Rep. Keith Ellison (D., Minn.), who is one of the frontrunners to become the new chairman of the Democratic National Committee.
Barack Obama will deliver his final round of Presidential Medals of Freedom this week to a group largely comprised of Democratic donors and individuals who have supported him politically.