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.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Celgene":

"… e General Electric, the Credit Union Roundtable and pharmaceutical company Celgene. Kurzweil, the Singularity University co-founder, today works as Google's …"

Donor profile: Peter Thiel

By Alexandra Duszak

Quick stats on the biggest financial backers of Election 2012.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Bloomberg":

"… d-2008 to less than $1 billion in mid-2011 — a loss of about 90 percent, Bloomberg reported. But Thiel is one to take the long view. At a speech he gave in …"

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

Excerpts from this story referencing "Texas":

"… r House Speaker Newt Gingrich is at 13 percent while Paul is at 11 percent. …"