Tag archive for ‘Tom Steyer’
News Brief On Sunday, July 12th, 2015

Tom Steyer’s intensifying war on Big Oil takes center stage in California

As Gov. Jerry Brown used his inaugural address in January to call for broad changes to fight climate change, billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer nodded approvingly from the Assembly gallery. Steyer was More...

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Lilach Weissman On Sunday, March 8th, 2015

Florida Conservative Environmentalists Accused by Republicans of Taking Tom Steyer’s Money

It is hard to imagine a debate over the politics of solar energy in America without Democrat Tom Steyer, one of the leading environmental political donors, being mentioned. In this instance, Steyer’s More...

Vered Weiss On Friday, February 27th, 2015

Conservative Website Links Tom Steyer to Oregon Governor’s Downfall

While environmentalist and philanthropist Tom Steyer’s fingerprints might not appear in the mess, the organization he funds, the Clean Economy Development Center (CEDC) might have played a role in More...

Lily Bethlehem On Thursday, January 29th, 2015

Koch Brothers’ War Chest Sends Tom Steyer, Democrats, to the Trenches

The Democrats see it as a David versus Goliath battle, while Republicans may see it as nothing more than pot-shots against the free market, but almost everyone has an opinion about the Koch brothers and More...

Lily Bethlehem On Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

Tom Steyer to Announce Senate Run ‘Pretty Soon’

  Tom Steyer has no regrets over spending $75 million towards environmental-oriented candidates during mid-term elections, even though the money resulted in very few victories. There is talk that Steyer More...

Vered Weiss On Monday, January 12th, 2015

The Bucks (Start and) Stop With Tom Steyer As He Considers Senate Run

  Tom Steyer was the top financial backer of political candidates in the congressional elections, and instead of bankrolling this time around, he might actually do the job himself with a Senate run More...

Vered Weiss On Monday, January 12th, 2015

Who Donates More? Democrats, Republicans or Michael Bloomberg?

Michael Bloomberg was the second largest political donor leading up the the congressional elections, giving more than $20 million and trailing top giver Democrat Tom Steyer’s over $70 million. This flies More...

Lily Bethlehem On Wednesday, December 31st, 2014

Tom Steyer Outspent Everyone In Last Election

It wasn’t the Koch brothers, Sheldon Adelson or Michael Bloomberg who gave the largest campaign donations in the last election. The biggest spender was San Francisco-based hedge fund manager and environmental More...

Eli Horn On Wednesday, December 24th, 2014

Environmentalist Tom Steyer Continues Mission to Make Climate Change a Central Issue

Green energy activist and billionaire Tom Steyer may have been shut down in his bid to elect a slate of hand-picked governors and U.S. senators, but don’t count him out just yet. Fox News said on December More...

Vered Weiss On Monday, October 20th, 2014

Tom Steyer Is the Biggest Political Donor for 2014

–   While Democrats often take issue with campaigns financed by the 1%, the biggest political donor of 2014 is not the Koch brothers or conservative casino owner Sheldon Adelson: it is Tom Steyer, More...

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