Tech super PAC startups could tap billions

By Dave Levinthal

A for-profit university co-founded by noted futurist Ray Kurzweil is mulling whether to spend big on political campaigns.

Donor profile: Peter Thiel

By Alexandra Duszak

Quick stats on the biggest financial backers of Election 2012.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Ron Paul":

"… to super PACs: $4.7 million* $2.6 million to Endorse Liberty (pro-Ron Paul) $2 million to Club for Growth Action (pro-conservative) $135,000 t …"

"… Club for Growth Action (pro-conservative) $135,000 to Revolution PAC (pro-Ron Paul) Notable federal hard money and 527 contributions: $5,000 to Marijuan …"

"… has sunk millions into research of life-extending technologies. And he’s Ron Paul’s biggest supporter — at least monetarily. Thiel (pronounced “teal …"

PayPal co-founder gives $1.7 million to pro-Ron Paul super PAC in January

By John Dunbar

A super PAC supporting Ron Paul receives big boost from PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel