Republican mega-donor Frank VanderSloot backed a Donald Trump rival in the US presidential primaries, but despite strong reservations, he says he's now ready to support the controversial tycoon as the "best bet" to defeat Hillary Clinton.
With fortunes of $43 billion apiece, Charles and David Koch are fourth on the list of wealthiest Americans. But they are unsurpassed in their influence over vast donor sums discreetly pouring into the country's conservative movement.
Frank VanderSloot is a businessman, not a famous public figure. But such is his financial and political clout that he has essentially conducted job interviews with many Republican candidates for the most powerful job in the world.
Gunmen on Saturday shot dead 13 minority Hazaras after dragging them out of their vehicles in northern Afghanistan, as President Ashraf Ghani implored international donors for renewed support for his "wounded country".
Afghanistan's president implored international donors for their continued support on Saturday, saying the "wounded country" faced a host of security and economic challenges while reiterating his vision of self-reliance after 40 years of war.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi urged Israel to reach a peace deal with the Palestinians as an international donor conference opened in Cairo on Sunday to raise funds for Gaza.The Palestinian Authority (PA) has asked for $4 billion (3.
The White House has responded to questions raised after media reports that suggested a donation of $500,000 or more to Organizing for Action (OFA), a spinoff of Obama's presidential campaign, would qualify donors for greater access to the president.
Thousands of Canadians who are infertile in Canada have to place all their hopes on just 33 men who are Canadian sperm donors. Other donors are imported from outside of the nation, a result of the Assisted Human Reproduction Act.
Nine universities are clueless as to where $45 million in gifts came from, with the caveat that they can keep the money and run with it as long as they don’t attempt to figure out the identity of the mystery donor.
According to several news sources, former President Bill Clinton will attempt to clear the way for Senator Hillary Clinton to be nominated as secretary of state by disclosing the names of over 200,000 donors to his foundation.
Why has the Obama campaign allowed donors to use untraceable pre-paid credit cards, which can be used to evade legal campaign contribution limits and to hide a contributor’s identity? McCain’s campaign doesn’t accept pre-paid credit cards.
Think the claws are out between the Clintonistas and Messianics in Denver? Seems some prominent gay Obama donors are in knots over gay media czar Paul Colichman's NY Post comments denying support to Obama for Obama's refusal to support gay marriage.
The report shows Western countries have delivered only US$15 billion of the US$25 billion in aid they promised since 2001.The report estimates that corporate profits and expatriate consultant salaries eat up 40% of all aid monies.
The New York Times has compiled the first list of 97 donors that gave or pledged $69 million for the Clinton presidential library in the final years of the Clinton administration. Hillary Clinton has tapped at least two dozen of them, as "Hillraisers".