Biggest GOP Donor Has Given $18M

    Image #: 15987675    Billionaire Harold Simmons stands by the Dallas courthouse entrance during a break in jury selection for his trial October 22, 1997. Simmons is being sued by two of his daughters Andrea Swanson and Scheryle Patigian, who claim he has used a family trust fund worth $1 billion, held in the name of his children, for his own personal use.     REUTERS/Newscom Handout/Flor Cordero  (UNITED STATES - Tags: CRIME LAW SOCIETY)        REUTERS /FLOR CORDERO /LANDOV

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    Harold Clark Simmons is on a mission to defeat President Obama in November and will spend almost any amount of money to do so. On Karl Rove's advice, the 80-year-old Texan head of chemicals and metals producer Contran Corp. and his wife, Annette, are the largest contributors to the 2012 election, having donated over $18 million to conservative PACs since the start of the race. Which Republican wins is not the point. "Any of these Republicans would make a better president than that socialist Obama," Simmons told The Wall Street Journal. "Obama is the most dangerous American alive."

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