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.

The Power Broker

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.