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Tom Steyer drops out of the 2020 presidential race

Billionaire former hedge fund manager and liberal activist Tom Steyer dropped out of the 2020 Democratic primary after a disappointing finish in the February 29 South Carolina primary. Despite spending $US150 million on ads in early states and $US253 million on his campaign in total, Steyer failed to earn any […]
Tom Steyer drops out of the 2020 presidential race
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The top 6 moments from South Carolina’s chaotic Democratic debate

Everyone went after Sen. Bernie Sanders at Tuesday night’s Democratic presidential debate, as expected, but the senator from Vermont delivered forceful defences of his positions. Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts again attacked former Mayor Mike Bloomberg of New York City over comments he is said to have made to women […]
The top 6 moments from South Carolina’s chaotic Democratic debate
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The lack of diversity among the 2020 candidates looms over the Democratic debate as Buttigieg points out the ‘7 white people on this stage talking about racial justice’

Tuesday night’s debate featured an entirely white slate of candidates, the top contenders remaining from a campaign season that started with a historically diverse slate of contenders. “There’s seven white people on this stage talking about racial justice,” former Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Indiana, said. The candidates made […]
The lack of diversity among the 2020 candidates looms over the Democratic debate as Buttigieg points out the ‘7 white people on this stage talking about racial justice’
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Trump trolled Tom Steyer after he quoted the president saying: ‘Democrats are gonna destroy the economy in 15 minutes’

Donald Trump trolled Tom Steyer after the Democratic presidential candidate quoted him during Tuesday night’s primary debate, pretending the hedge-fund billionaire was warning a Democratic victory would have massive economic fallout. The president retweeted a clip of Steyer saying, “Democrats are gonna destroy the economy in 15 minutes if they […]
Trump trolled Tom Steyer after he quoted the president saying: ‘Democrats are gonna destroy the economy in 15 minutes’
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The top 25 Americans who funded politics in 2018

Sheldon and Miriam Adelson gave more money to political candidates than any other Americans in 2018. They donated over $US123 million to Republicans, according to The Centre for Responsive Politics. Political figures Micheal Bloomberg and Tom Steyer are also top donors to Democrats, according to The Centre for Responsive Politics. […]
The top 25 Americans who funded politics in 2018
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11 famous Americans who aren’t as rich as you think they are

Not all famous people are as rich as everyone thinks they are. Abigail Disney, the granddaughter of The Walt Disney Company cofounder Roy Disney, is worth less than the company’s current CEO, according to Forbes estimates. And despite their penchant for flashy displays of wealth, few Hollywood stars are actually […]
11 famous Americans who aren’t as rich as you think they are
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15 of the richest US presidential candidates in history

Donald Trump may be the richest president in America’s history, but Michael Bloomberg, a former 2020 Democratic nominee contender, is worth 17 times more per Forbes estimates. Campaigning to be US president is an expensive business, and the challenge has drawn candidates with vast fortunes. US presidential contenders derived their […]
15 of the richest US presidential candidates in history
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Liberal mega-donor Tom Steyer on ex-Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz’s possible independent 2020 run: ‘It doesn’t sound like he’s ready for primetime’

Billionaire and liberal mega-donor Tom Steyer said former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz “doesn’t sound like he’s ready for primetime” regarding a potential independent presidential bid by the former Starbucks CEO. Steyer is mounting a grassroots campaign to build support for impeaching President Trump. Steyer recently decided against running for president […]
Liberal mega-donor Tom Steyer on ex-Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz’s possible independent 2020 run: ‘It doesn’t sound like he’s ready for primetime’