Lord Wharton, the chair of the independent Office for Students, has given £8,000 to the Conservatives while claiming aid of up to £10,000 a month from the government's furlough scheme.
Trump is reportedly upset that his name is being used by committees that are backing Republicans who supported his impeachment, according to Politico.
The National Republican Senatorial Committee raised around 50% more than it did in January 2019 Even in the aftermath of the Capitol siege, the committee raised $US100,000 online daily in January. The news comes despite companies including Marriot and Amazon pulling funding to some GOP lawmakers. Visit the Business section […]
Former Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg is financing a $US15 million advertising campaign for Democratic nominee Joe Biden in Texas and Ohio in the final week before the election, according to The New York Times. Bloomberg will use his Super PAC, Independence USA, to air television ads across both states, […]
Update: Tom Steyer dropped out of the 2020 presidential race on the night of the South Carolina primary, February 29, 2020. Who is Tom Steyer? Current job: Billionaire environmental activist and political megadonor. Age: 62 Family: Steyer is married to Kathryn Taylor; together they have four grown children. Hometown: New […]
Five of the ten biggest individual donors in the 2018 midterms were hedge fund founders, a new report from Washington D.C. non-profit Public Citizen states. Out of the nearly $US700 million given by the 100 biggest donors in the 2017-18 election cycle, nearly half came from the finance industry, the […]