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Sheldon Adelson, chairman and chief executive officer of Las Vegas Sands Corp., is projected during a news conference at the opening of Las Vegas Sands Corp.'s Marina Bay Sands Resort & Casino in Singapore.

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Sheldon Adelson, chairman and chief executive officer of Las Vegas Sands Corp., is projected during a news conference at the opening of Las Vegas Sands Corp.'s Marina Bay Sands Resort & Casino in Singapore.

Super-PACs’ Last Gasp: Mixed

Federal Election Commission reports due last night show a blitz of last-minute super-political action committee action in key Senate and House races. The late investments yielded mixed results. Less than three weeks before Election Day, a super-PAC backing Virginia Senate...

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Tourists take a gondola ride at the Venetian hotel in Las Vegas.

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Tourists take a gondola ride at the Venetian hotel in Las Vegas.

What Happens in Vegas Stays in Vegas

When Congressman Paul Ryan makes an appearance as a vice presidential candidate before some of his campaign’s biggest donors, the event will be kept firmly behind closed doors. Press is barred from tonight’s finance meeting in Las Vegas, which a...

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Sen. John McCain on Capitol Hill.

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Sen. John McCain on Capitol Hill.

McCain Says Adelson’s Donations May Have Foreign Connection

Senator John McCain of Arizona, the 2008 Republican presidential nominee and co-author of the 2002 campaign finance law that bears his name, suggested in an interview that foreign money might be entering the campaign finance system. In an interview on...

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Sheldon Adelson, chairman and chief executive officer of Las Vegas Sands Corp.

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Sheldon Adelson, chairman and chief executive officer of Las Vegas Sands Corp.

Romney to Visit the Adelson Bank

What’s paid in Vegas doesn’t always stay there. Consider the $20 million that Sheldon Adelson gave to the super-PAC that promoted Newt Gingrich’s failed candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination. Mitt Romney, who today expects to amass the delegates needed...

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A Newt Gingrich campaign volunteer collects donations at a rally on Feb. 29, 2012 in Gainesville, Ga.

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A Newt Gingrich campaign volunteer collects donations at a rally on Feb. 29, 2012 in Gainesville, Ga.

Gingrich Super-PAC Cash Enough to Pay His Debt — if Only it Were Legal

Newt Gingrich, who has signaled he’s about to hop off the campaign trail, is saddled with at least $4.3 million in campaign debt. Too bad his largest super-PAC can’t help; it reported a cash balance of more than $5.7 million...

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