Sheldon Adelson Pledges $100 Million to Elect Trump President

The casino magnate Sheldon G. Adelson told Donald J. Trump in a private meeting last week that he was willing to contribute more to help elect him than he has to any previous campaign, a sum that could exceed $100 million, according to two Republicans with direct knowledge of Mr. Adelson’s commitment.

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Republican Donor Adelson and Trump May be Aligning on Israel

MACAU (Reuters) – Top Republican Party donor Sheldon Adelson said on Friday he met presidential candidate Donald Trump earlier this week and that the two American billionaires broached the issue at the heart of Adelson’s political agenda: support for Israel.

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Maher: George Soros Is Different From The Kochs And Adelson

HBO’s “Real Time” host Bill Maher said it’s a “false equivalency” to compare liberal megadonor George Soros to the Kochs and Sheldon Adelson on Friday. After Maher argued that there’s too much money in politics, and specifically cited Sheldon Adelson and

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RNC Chair: GOP ‘Cooked’ if No Win in 2016

The Republican Party is now in a last-ditch effort to save itself – and the only answer is presidential victory, according to Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus. Speaking with the Washington Examiner, Priebus explained, “We’re seeing more and more that if you don’t hold the White House, it’s very difficult to govern in this country – especially in Washington D.C. However, I think that we may have become, unfortunately, a midterm party that doesn’t lose and presidential party that’s had a really hard time winning.”

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GOP Contenders Gather at ‘Sheldon Adelson Primary’ in Vegas

This weekend, leaders of the Republican Jewish Coalition hold their annual spring meeting in Las Vegas–and, as in prior years, many Republican presidential hopefuls will be in attendance. The conference is hosted by Sheldon Adelson, casino magnate, philanthropist and Republican mega-donor.

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Chris Christie Accused of Stalling Casino to Please Billionaire

Some critics of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie accuse him of stalling a plan to bring one of the world’s largest online gambling companies to Atlantic City because Christie does not want to alienate Sheldon Adelson, the billionaire owner of the Las Vegas Sands Corp., which operates physical casinos.

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