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  • Super PAC-Man Gobbling Up Voters’ Influence

     
    There is an old saying that “power abhors a vacuum.” Well, super PACs are rushing in to that vacuum with millions of dollars in hopes to take the power to dictate our elections – in particular, your choice of who should be president....
  • Save the incredible sinking, leaning Washington Monument

     
    Not only was the Washington Monument damaged in n earthquake last year, but now we learn that it's sinking. And leaning. A nation asks: What would George do?...
  • At least he had some great facial hair

     
    By Megan Crepeau When Clark wanted to become senator, he figured the easiest way to do it was to get out his checkbook. Literally. He bought the votes of the Montana state legislature for the 1898 election for about $140,000.......
  • Politico: Vegas casino mogul gives $1 mil to PAC that endorsed Mack

     
    Sheldon Adelson, the Vegas casino mogul who almost single-handedly kept Newt Gingrich's presidential candidacy alive and recently said he was giving $10 million to a  super PAC that's supporting Mitt Romney, is giving $1 million to the superPac that's...
  • Who’s paying for those fliers and ads? Disney, FPL, GEO Group, assorted m/billionaires

     
    TALLAHASSEE — With heated legislative primaries going full-steam in Tampa, Orlando and Jacksonville, we thought we'd go back and take a minute to highlight who some of the biggest financiers of these campaigns turned out to be. For the last quarter,...
  • Super PAC supporting Connie Mack IV for Senate gets Adelson $1 million

     
    Casino magnate Sheldon Adelson, who has given millions of dollars to super PACS supporting Republican presidential candidates, has kicked in for the Florida U.S. Senate race — $1 million for a PAC supporting U.S. Rep. Connie Mack, according to a...
  • Huizenga, Adelson, Donald Trump and John Morgan (?!) pump money to Scott committee

     
    By Jim Saunders, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Tapping major players in Florida politics, a committee closely aligned with Gov. Rick Scott collected $2.85 million in contributions during the past three months, a new report shows. The...
  • Weeks in review

     
    A roundup of state and local news-review and weekly political chat shows. Descriptions provided by the broadcast outlets in most cases: Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review (WTTW-Ch. 11) Host Joel Weisman with John McCarron and Kristen McQueary, Chicago...
  • GOP $$$ laps Florida Democrats leading into next week’s primary

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Thanks to gambling interests, utilities, and theme parks, Florida Republicans out-raised the state Democratic Party more than 4-to-1 over the last four months, according to party fundraising reports filed Friday. For the period from...
  • Pro-Connie Mack Super PAC launching TV spots`

     
    Fueled largely by Las Vegas casino magnate Sheldon Adelson, a pro-U.S. Rep. Connie Mack IV super PAC called Freedom PACis set to run commercials supporting him and attacking U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson on Florida TV. The PAC will be running the ads in Tampa and...
  • U.S. casino mogul Adelson gambles on Madrid as site of EuroVegas

     
    U.S. billionaire casino mogul Sheldon Adelson has picked Madrid as the site for a massive new casino complex called "EuroVegas." The Spanish capital beats out rival Barcelona as the site of the $21-billion proposed project, which comes laden with...
  • McManus: Don't close the GOP show

    We in the mainstream media harbor a dirty little secret: Most of us are rooting for Rick Santorum. It's nothing personal, although Santorum is a reasonably appealing guy. And it's not ideological; most of us aren't yearning for Bible-based social...