Winning Our Future

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Billionaire Gingrich Backer Gives Romney Mega Bucks

Sheldon Adelson prepared for 'limitless' spending to beat Obama

(Newser) - The $10 million Sheldon Adelson spent on Newt Gingrich's failed presidential campaign may have been just a warmup. The casino billionaire has donated $10 million to pro-Romney super PAC Winning Our Future, making him and his wife, Miriam, this election's biggest donors by far, sources tell the New ... More »

Georgia Win Keeps Newt Alive

But road ahead looks unclear, even in the South

(Newser) - Newt Gingrich has received a much-needed boost from a big win in his home state—although without even a second-place finish elsewhere, the road ahead looks uncertain. Gingrich took 47% of the vote in Georgia to Mitt Romney's 26%, and Rick Santorum's 20%. More than a third of... More »

Gingrich's Billionaire Backer Coughs Up Yet More Dough

'Substantial' contribution made to pro-Newt super PAC

(Newser) - Sheldon Adelson has injected yet more money into the super PAC supporting Newt Gingrich's presidential campaign. The billionaire casino owner donated another "substantial" amount to Winning Our Future, helping it to air new TV ads in seven states starting today, the AP reports. A source says the new... More »

Super PAC Leaders Paying Themselves Handsomely

Santorum PAC head Nick Ryan funnels $570K to his business

(Newser) - Super PAC leaders have found a great use for all the unbridled cash pouring into their campaigns: paying themselves. The pro-Rick Santorum Red White and Blue Fund may be the most egregious offender; according to the LA Times , it paid $570,000 last month—a third of its total expenditures—... More »

Romney Super PAC Spent 2x What It Raised Last Month

Restore Our Future spent $13.9M in January

(Newser) - Mitt Romney and the pro-Romney super PAC Restore Our Future were big spenders in January, according to the latest campaign filings. Restore Our Future spent $13.9 million in January—mostly on attack ads—and raised less than half that amount during the same period, Politico reports. Romney's campaign... More »

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