A Silicon Valley billionaire and Democratic mega-donor is petitioning the Supreme Court to take up his four-year battle to keep surfers off of his private beach.
The son of liberal billionaire financier George Soros donated $650,000 to Democratic campaigns and committees last year, according to Federal Election Commission records.
Alison Friedman, a Democrat who moved to Northern Virginia last year to challenge Republican representative Barbara Comstock, received nearly half of her $1 million in donations from California, most of which came from the liberal strongholds of the Bay Area and Los Angeles, federal election records show.
California billionaire and political activist Tom Steyer may be getting more press for his efforts to impeach Donald Trump and flip the House to the Democrats, but his less-noticed plays to advance environmental goals in western states could end up being more successful.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s (D.) office revealed that he flew on a billionaire’s private jet to the Sundance Film Festival on Monday for a screening of a documentary about his girlfriend, celebrity chef Sandra Lee.
The push to impeach President Donald Trump now has some competition from a campaign with unknown financial backers that wants to censure the president instead.
Billionaire Democratic mega-donor Tom Steyer on Thursday blasted how Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.) handled negotiations to protect immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children.