Climate change activist Tom Steyer is the top megadonor of the 2016 cycle so far. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli,File)
By: Soo Rin Kim
If you think campaign finance is just a right-wing billionaires' spending spree, take another look. Liberal money has been pouring into federal elections in recent years.
In 2012, when post-Citizen United money started flowing in earnest, wealthy Republicans took the leading roles.
Hedge fund billionaire turned climate-change activist Tom Steyer is shifting his money away from advertising toward a campaign to register young votes on college campuses in battleground states.
“Billionaire Tom Steyer’s climate Super PAC is quietly drawing up plans to spend big money attacking Republican Senate and presidential candidates for their climate denialism — or, if you prefer, for their climate ‘skepticism’ — in ...
As crazy as it might seem, it’s possible that the debate over the long-term fate of the planet might end up exerting a bit of influence over the political agenda in this election cycle. For a confluence of reasons to be discussed la...
Liberal Billionaire Tom Steyer is putting his money where his mouth is to the tune of millions of dollars. Steyer is backing an effort with the group NextGen Climate to take the fight to climate change deniers at the polls.