This weekend, some prez wannabees will knock on casino tycoon Sheldon Adelson’s door. And a group he bankrolls is paying the retreat’s featured speaker—George W. Bush—$250,000 to wow them.
Peter Stone, who covered lobbying and the influence of money in politics at National Journal for 18 years, has been writing for Mother Jones, The Huffington Post, The Daily Beast and others.
Billionaire Sheldon Adelson could put $100 million of his own cash in this year’s midterm elections. Can he buy the Senate of his dreams?
The Koch brothers’ financial network is planning on spending almost $300 million in the 2014 election, including a new anti-environment effort.