Casinos and offshore companies battle for billions in online gambling push

By Nicholas Kusnetz

Congress, states and a rich mix of characters argue over regulation.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Sheldon Adelson":

"… s based in exotic locales like Costa Rica and Gibraltar. One casino mogul, Sheldon Adelson, a prominent backer of conservative political causes, has pledged to spend …"

Sheldon Adelson's anti-cancer campaign

By Dave Levinthal

Nation's top super PAC donor also quietly funneling millions to medical research.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Sheldon Adelson":

"… by many funding organizations," it states.     …"

"… ng has waned, dropping to $4.2 million in 2010 before inching up in 2011. Sheldon Adelson's office in Las Vegas directed questions to Kenneth Fasman, the found …"

Adelson expected to give another $10 million to pro-Gingrich super PAC

By Peter H. Stone

Casino mogul pledges $10 million more to pro-Gingrich super PAC, say sources

Excerpts from this story referencing "Las Vegas Sands":

"… ut any plans to send millions more to Winning Our Future. Adelson owns the Las Vegas Sands and is worth an estimated $21.5 billion. He is currently in Israel attendi …"

Pro-Gingrich super PAC reports $2.1 million in contributions

By Aaron Mehta

A super PAC favoring Newt Gingrich collected big donations from casino owner's family

Excerpts from this story referencing "Yasmin Lukatz":

"… ly did.Sivan Ochshorn, Adelson’s step-daughter, gave $500,000. Yasmin Lukatz, Adelson’s niece, who is now head of marketing at tech startup Evo and a …"

Casino mogul’s $5 million check to pro-Gingrich group a harbinger of GOP help to come

By Peter H. Stone

A billionaire casino owner's first choice is Newt Gingrich, but pledges more millions for GOP regardless of nominee

Excerpts from this story referencing "Las Vegas Sands":

"… minee — whether it is Gingrich or someone else. Adelson, the CEO of the Las Vegas Sands, has been close to Rove since he was the top political guru to former …"

Billionaire backer may open wallet for Gingrich but bring unwanted baggage

By Peter H. Stone

Casino owner, Gingrich bond over Israel security issues

Excerpts from this story referencing "South Carolina":

"… ney into their coffers fast to pay for advertising in Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina and Florida, whose election contests all take place in January.That pressu …"

Saints and sinners

By Peter H. Stone

Gingrich balances support of a casino owner with courtship of evangelicals

Excerpts from this story referencing "Iowa Supreme Court":

"… that channeled $150,000 to two groups in a successful drive to oust three Iowa Supreme Court Justices who sided with gay marriage.A large Israeli newspaper owned by Ad …"

"… Alliance. These funds were spent in the conservative drive to remove three Iowa Supreme Court Justices who had ruled in favor of same sex marriage, an issue high on the …"

Democrats desperately seek their own Rove

By Peter H. Stone

For chastened Democrats, ‘a lesson and a beating’; Republicans hone tactics that brought in secretive millions last year...

Excerpts from this story referencing "Steven Law":

"… keep donors’ names secret.“2010 was only Crossroads’ opening act,” Steven Law, the group’s president, told the Center for Public Integrity. These two …"

Haley Barbour’s money juggernaut for 2012

By Peter H. Stone

The Mississippi governor, a legendary fundraiser, is calling in chits with friends and allies to raise money for a possible GOP presidential

Excerpts from this story referencing "RNC chairman":

"… ntial campaign and was executive director of the RNC under Barbour; former RNC chairman Ed Gillespie; Don Fierce and Kirk Blalock of the GOP lobbying shop Fierce …"

"… er, Mississippi lobbyist Henry Barbour, was instrumental in ousting former RNC chairman Michael Steele and pushing the successful candidacy of Reince Priebus as t …"

"… mous assets at his disposal, based on a long career inside the Beltway, as RNC chairman from 1993 to 1997 and as a powerful lobbyist. In 1991, Barbour helped foun …"

'Drill here. Drill now.' Donate more.

By Marianne Lavelle

Las Vegas casino tycoon Sheldon Adelson upped his ante in former House Speaker Newt Gingrich's unregulated issues-advocacy group in August,

Excerpts from this story referencing "American Solutions for Winning the Future":

"… Drill Now. Pay Less.” campaign was reaping success on Capitol Hill, American Solutions for Winning the Future reported a total $1.9 million in contributions for August, its second-best …"

Mixing oil and politics is formula for Newt’s “solutions”

By Marianne Lavelle

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich isn’t running for president this year, but due to a gusher of support for his campaign to promote opening

Excerpts from this story referencing "Pepsi":

"… ed “Drill Here. Drill Now. Pay Less.” billboard across from Denver’s Pepsi Center throughout the Democratic convention. It had planned a similar sign …"

Donor profile: Sheldon Adelson

By Alexandra Duszak

Quick stats on the biggest financial backers of Election 2012.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Yasmin Lukatz":

"… ons, taxes, banking, aviation. Family: Wife Miriam Adelson, stepdaughters Yasmin Lukatz and Sivan Ochshorn, daughter Shelley Faye Adelson, four other children (on …"