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.
A bank run by billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer and his wife is offering a credit card that rewards users for flying on greenhouse-emission-intensive commercial airlines.
The midterms didn’t go so well for Tom Steyer, the environmentalist billionaire who spent millions in an effort to make climate change a winning issue. Steyer’s failure can be summed up by the fact that in the final days of the election, his Super PAC was funding bizarre ads accusing Republicans of wanting to ban condoms.
Most Americans do not think “dealing with climate change” should be a governmental priority—a 2014 Pew survey found that it ranked 19th out of 20 issues tested, behind “reducing the influence of lobbyists” and “dealing with moral breakdown.” It is likely to stay that way heading into the 2016 presidential race.
Tom Steyer and environmentalist groups backed by millions of dollars in his personal fortune were dealt a significant blow on Tuesday in races including Colorado’s Senate contest, where Republican Rep. Cory Gardner unseated incumbent Democratic Sen. Mark Udall.
Liberal billionaires are leaving conservatives in the dust when it comes to Super PAC spending during the 2014 election cycle, according to an analysis by the Sunlight Foundation.
Does Tom Steyer want Americans to live more like Ethiopians? His ideological mentor and the man responsible for his political ascendance does.
Left-wing billionaire Tom Steyer is the single largest donor to outside spending groups in the 2014 election cycle. He’s contributed more than $42 million thus far, which is almost as much as the top 33 Republican-leaning donors combined.
However, all that spending hasn’t been enough to significantly boost Democratic candidates. So Steyer’s dark money group, NextGen Climate, has come up with a backup plan: suppressing the vote.