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Donald Trump's No. 2 Commerce Pick Has A Thin Resume And A Fat Wallet

3 months agoNews : Huffington Post

President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday announced his intent to nominate 47-year-old Todd Ricketts, the youngest son of billionaire TD Ameritrade founder Joe Ricketts, to be his deputy secretary of commerce. “Todd Ricketts is an immensely...Show More Summary

Cubs owners also active in politics, though loyalties split

The World Series is hardly the only historic contest preoccupying the owners of the Chicago Cubs this fall. The wealthy Ricketts family — Joe and Marlene, and their adult children … Click to Continue »

As political donors, Cubs' owners taking big swings

4 months agoNews : The Newsroom

Joe Ricketts and his wife, Marlene, have given at least $32 million to GOP candidates and causes since 2010.

Cubs' owners are big-money political donors

Joe Ricketts and his wife, Marlene, have given at least $32 million to GOP candidates and causes since 2010.

Two Republican billionaires create new Super PAC to attack Clinton in key Senate states

5 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Casino magnate Sheldon Adelson and TD Ameritrade Holding Corp. founder Joe Ricketts have a brand-new Super PAC, one that will raise at least $25 million from other billionaires to attack Hillary Clinton in battleground states, in hopes...Show More Summary

Formerly Anti-Trump Joe Ricketts Does A 180 And Donates $1M

The patriarch of the Cubs-owning family had previously donated to an organization that ran brutal anti-Trump ads. [ more › ]

The billionaire founder of TD Ameritrade will back Trump after spending millions trying to sink his campaign

Joe Ricketts, the billionaire founder of TD Ameritrade, will now back Donald Trump's bid for the presidency after months of attempting to block his nomination. Ricketts, along with his wife, Marlene, is planning on spending $1 million...Show More Summary

Rich Fuck Who Funded Ads Calling Trump Misogynist Decides To Back Trump Because The Rich Are Bad People

5 months agoSports : Deadspin

Joe Ricketts is the billionaire founder of TD Ameritrade and owner of the Chicago Cubs. He spent millions running ads denigrating Donald Trump. Now he’s backing Donald Trump. Joe Ricketts is a bad person who should be castigated and disrespected by civil society. Read more...

‘Never Trump’ Backer Now Backs Trump

Joe Ricketts intends to give at least $1 million to a super PAC supporting Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, a dramatic reversal from the GOP primaries, when he and his wife were top financial backers of an effort to prevent the real estate developer’s nomination,” the Washington Post [...]

The Ricketts family was a big backer of #NeverTrump. Now Joe Ricketts is supporting Trump.

Their decision is especially startling, since Trump once threatened to expose secrets about the family.

New Super PAC Ad Hits Trump on 'Trump University'

This morning Our Principles PAC, the anti-Trump super PAC heavily financed by Marlene Ricketts, the wife of billionaire TD Ameritrade founder J. Joe Ricketts, unveiled a new 60-second ad focusing on Trump University, declaring, “Donald...Show More Summary

Cubs Owner Accepts Hype, Hints at New Contract for Epstein

last yearSports / Baseball : Bats

Like Joe Maddon and his players, Chicago Cubs owner Tom Ricketts is ready to "embrace the target." He also appears ready to give a new deal to Theo Epstein.

An Open Letter to Mr. and Mrs. Joe Ricketts

Dear Mr. and Mrs. Ricketts, I ran across an article recently indicating that you had made a rather generous donation to a super PAC focused on preventing Donald Trump from becoming our next president. My apologies for being a day late to the conversation, but my wife and three boys just returned from a short vacation to Los Angeles. Show More Summary

“The New Anti-Sanders Super PAC Is Funded By Anti-Clinton Donors”

Some three-dimensional chess from Joe Ricketts: About a week ago, a super PAC bankrolled by a wealthy conservative donorannounced that it would run an ad attacking Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) for being too far along the ideological spectrum. The group, … Continue reading ?

GOP Super PAC May Be Boosting Sanders

“A super PAC started by Republican mega-donor Joe Ricketts is planning to spend at least $600,000 on an ad attacking Bernie Sanders’ liberalism that backers of Hillary Clinton believe is actually intended to support her Democratic rival,” NBC News reports.

Bernie Sanders a Target of Ads by Republican Donor

A "super PAC" founded by the former TD Ameritrade executive Joe Ricketts is spending more than $600,000 on a television ad in Iowa lashing Senator Bernie Sanders as "too liberal."

Behind the Ad: Former Mass. Sen Scott Brown comes to New Hampshire (and not for a vacay)

By Richard K. Barry Who: End Spending Action Fund. Where: New Hampshire (on WMUR TV and cable sports networks). What's going on: The End Spending Action Fund is a group backed by billionaire Joe Ricketts, which, as the name suggests, is a Republican advocacy group. Show More Summary

More Nuggets From ‘Double Down’: Team Obama’s Leak, Bachmann’s ‘Loser’ Moment

Jim Messina was surely having more fun than a senior Obama campaign advisor should have been having. In May, 2012, The New York Times reported that billionaire Joe Ricketts was going to put the Jeremiah Wright kerfluffle into reruns, including details from a supposedly confidential advertising plan– a story that drew immediate outrage from the […]

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