Nearly a year after President Obama rejected the Keystone XL pipeline, controversy over another oil pipeline project threatens to deepen divisions between two key Democratic constituencies, labor unions and environmentalists.
Democrat Ted Strickland accepted a maximum contribution from billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer earlier this summer, the latest development that could hurt the candidate among Ohio’s coal country voters in the U.S. Senate race there.
The Democratic Party’s top donors are pouring money into Colorado political groups, drawing attention to state legislative contests and ballot fights that could affect the redrawing of key congressional districts, public records show.
PHILADELPHIA—After spending more than $100 million to elect Democratic politicians, and with more money on the way, Tom Steyer basked in policy victories at the party’s convention this week as delegates adopted a climate and energy platform that closely mirrors his own positions.
Billionaire Democrat Tom Steyer’s first direct foray into the presidential race is coming by way of a new Super PAC cutting anti-Donald Trump ads in an effort to convince young people to register to vote and turn out on election day, public records show.
Billionaire Democratic donor Tom Steyer helped finance a company used by the family of China’s former head of state to park investments in overseas tax havens, leaked corporate documents reveal.
The business arm of billionaire Democrat Tom Steyer’s political advocacy network worked behind the scenes with senior administration officials to undermine a study by a federally commissioned group that criticized environmental regulations, internal emails show.
Liberal billionaire Tom Steyer has his sights on Colorado again in 2016, spending more than $350,000 on research and polling in the state last year.
Some prominent liberal billionaires who have spent years bankrolling Democratic congressional campaigns were dropped from Forbes’ list of the world’s 400 wealthiest individuals, the magazine noted.