Sheldon Adelson

Christie, Walker court rich donors in Las Vegas

Christie, Walker court rich donors in Las Vegas

Two of the nation’s highest-profile Republican governors on Saturday called for more aggressive leadership on America’s challenges abroad, emphasizing their support for Israel as they courted powerful Jewish donors. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker also stoked speculation about their own presidential ambitions as they gave frustrated Republicans advice on how […]

Adelson’s money buys on-line gaming opposition

Adelson’s money buys on-line gaming opposition

Three Republican governors who weren’t invited to GOP super donor Sheldon Adelson‘s political gathering in Las Vegas this week are nonetheless trumpeting their agreement with him against Internet gambling. Govs. Rick Perry of Texas and Nikki Haley of South Carolina have submitted letters in recent days to congressional leaders stating that gambling in the virtual […]

GOP Presidential hopefuls seek billionaire’s big bucks

GOP Presidential hopefuls seek billionaire’s big bucks

A slate of potential Republican presidential candidates is descending upon Las Vegas to court one of the GOP’s most powerful patrons. Republican super donor Sheldon Adelson is the main attraction for White House hopefuls as the Republican Jewish Coalition begins its annual “spring leadership meeting” Thursday along the city’s storied strip, the site of Adelson’s […]

On Nov. 6, vote for the loser of your choice, then get to work on making change happen

On Nov. 6, vote for the loser of your choice, then get to work on making change happen

With just a week to go before American voters go into the voting booth to scratch their heads and try to make an informed choice among flawed candidates, the campaign from hell is running head-on into the storm from hell. If anything, the “Frankenstorm” provides the perfect backdrop to a campaign filled with the howling […]