Republican U.S. Senator Scott Brown drives a GMC pickup while Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren has a hybrid Ford SUV. She rakes in Hollywood cash. He draws on Wall Street. He calls her elitist. She brands him extremist.
Three months after a tuxedo-clad George Clooney shared a White House dinner table with Barack and Michelle Obama, the president traveled to the actor’s mansion in Studio City for another meal. That second party, a star-studded affair in May, came with a better dessert: $15 million in campaign cash.
AOL Inc. ’s deal to purchase the Huffington Post is more than a bet on the website’s financial prospects. It’s a wager on the ability of co-founder Arianna Huffington to build an online media empire, analysts say.
A super-political action committee devoted to helping re-elect President Barack Obama raised more than $6 million in June, its best month yet, said Bill Burton, Priorities USA Action co-founder and former White House spokesman.
Larry King , who dominated prime-time cable news before falling behind Bill O’Reilly of Fox News and MSNBC’s Keith Olbermann , ended his 25-year run at CNN with an interview of former President Bill Clinton .