The top three donors to Super PACs so far this election cycle are all progressives shelling millions of dollars out in support of Democratic candidates, according to an analysis by the Sunlight Foundation.
Billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer hid his role in financing and broadcasting a pair of political ads last year attacking then-Virginia attorney general and gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli, according to the legal complaint filed on Thursday.
The latest effort to get federal regulators involved in the fight over global warming could put major American companies at risk of being charged with fraud, according to a former Securities and Exchange Commissioner.
Billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer has pledged to pour $100 million into midterm elections this year electing like-minded Democrats, but Politico reports that he’s on track to fall well short of that goal.
Alaska Democratic Sen. Mark Begich’s reelection effort is getting a massive boost from a top D.C.-based Super PAC with ties to top national Democrats as Begich touts his supposed independent streak and attacks his likely opponent as an outsider.
A political group backed by liberal coastal billionaires put out an ad last week accusing a Republican Senate candidate of being an outsider. The star of the ad is himself a Minnesota native.
My must read of the day is “Friendly Fire Over Colorado Fracking Could Cost Democrats the U.S. Senate,” in Time.
A recently departed Obama White House staffer has joined the political advocacy group run by billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer.
Getting the business community on board with environmental regulations that are expected to kill hundreds of thousands of jobs is a difficult task, but Democratic operatives are working publicly and behind the scenes to build private sector support.
(Reuters) – White House officials and Treasury Secretary Jack Lew will meet with billionaire environmental activist Tom Steyer on Wednesday to discuss climate change, a White House official said.