Steve Wynn Admits to Secret $2M Donation
A half-year long mystery for 4,000 families in southern Nevada was solved when casino mogul Steve Wynn said he was the anonymous donor of $2 million to the United Way of Southern Nevada.
Found more than 1 month ago on channel Abc News
The summer of super PAC money
Friday, September 21, 2012 - 12:39 AP Photo/Gerald Herbert President Barack Obama waves as he arrives to speak at a fundraiser at The House of Blues in New Orleans, Wednesday, July 25, 2012. Democratic super PACs have begun to make up ground in the political arms race, raising substantially more in August than they did during the previous month, new filings with the Federal Election Commission show. For much of the 2012 election cycle, Democratic super PACs have been outraised by their GOP rivals. The groups, made possible after the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2010 Citizens United ruling , are allowed to collect contributions of unlimited size from individuals, unions and companies — so long as the funds are spent on advertisements that are not coordinated with any candidate. Priorities USA Action , the primary super PAC supporting the re-election of President Barack Obama, took in $10.1 million through the end of August. That’s up from $4.8 million in July. While the group finished ...