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Nevada billionaire has now given the GOP over $100 million for midterm campaign efforts: report

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Casino mogul Sheldon Adelson during May 2014 interview with Bloomberg Business. [YouTube]

Republican super PACs are flush with cash after Las Vegas casino magnate Sheldon Adelson and his wife Mirian made gigantic contributions in September, The Washington Post reported Saturday.

The Adelsons donated $25 million to the Senate Leadership Fund in September and another $32 million to other GOP super PACs, which are allowed to receive unlimited contributions.

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“The latest donation brings their total contributions to the midterms to at least $112 million — cementing their status as the biggest donors this election,” The Post reported.

Also during September, the leadership super PACs aligned with Sen. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) out-raised their Democratic counterparts $112 million to $74.7 million.

The leadership funds spent over $112 million on advertising, while their Democratic counterparts spent $37.7 million.

In 2017, President Donald Trump reportedly personally lobbied Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to approve an Adelson casino project.


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