President Barack Obama got an unexpected job offer from a tech executive and a compliment from actress Gwyneth Paltrow to start a two-day West Coast swing aimed at raising money to blunt Republicans’ drive to win the Senate in Nov. 4 elections.
Singer Stevie Wonder explained his decision to cancel a planned performance for the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces: “I am and have always been against war, any war, anywhere.”
Animal rights activists say Brooklyn state Senate candidate Mindy Meyer should have known better than to hire a trained elephant for a campaign fundraiser.
Marc Leder is among a small group of Jewish Republican fundraisers. He has been thrust in the spotlight by hosting the now-infamous dinner where Mitt Romney disparaged the ‘47%.’
Why is this breakfast at the King David Hotel different from all others? It’s a Mitt Romney fundraiser and it costs $50 grand to get in, that’s why.
For President Obama, Hollywood is the best chance to match the GOP money machine. And in Tinseltown, movie mogul Jeffrey Katzenberg is his most important rainmaker.
A small group of Jewish investors, fund managers and developers are playing an outsized role in Romney’s fundraising.