Collect ’em all: Super donor trading cards
Backer of Democrats and hedge fund billionaire James H. Simons jumps to No. 8 on The Center for Public Integrity’s list of top donors to super PACs, surpassing his former protégé,GOP supporter Robert Mercer, who ranks No. 9.
Democrats also came up with a counter to pro-Republican homebuilder Bob Perry (No. 3), who backed efforts in Texas to pass laws that lower jury verdicts. Husband-and-wife trial lawyers Steve and Amber Mostyn, also of Texas, make their first appearance on the list at No. 10.
Get detailed profiles on all and view “trading cards” of this election’s biggest super PAC donors.
Folks at the Center for Public Integrity get nothing but kudos from me. They work diligently at some of the most boring data mining possible – dedicated to turning up decisions, behavior based on what passes for ethical standards in our political life. Practically mutually-exclusive terms, nowadays.