Two billionaire hedge fund executives have joined Ameritrade founder Joe Ricketts’ super- political action committee as it works to elect Republicans to Congress, a U.S. Federal Election Commission report showed.
For two years, Joe Ricketts has been building a political operation seeking to curb government spending that could have reached a crescendo in August with an unexpected, multimillion dollar attack on President Barack Obama.
Chicago Cubs owner Joe Ricketts will spend $10 million on television ads and voter-outreach efforts to help Republican challenger Mitt Romney defeat President Barack Obama, aides to Ricketts said today.
Mitt Romney has already "repudiated" a proposed independent ad campaign that would have used President Barack Obama's former relationship with the Reverend Jeremiah Wright to attack the president. It wasn't a hard call for Romney.
Mitt Romney denounced a plan drafted by Republican strategists to run a racially tinged advertising campaign against President Barack Obama focusing on his former pastor, the Reverend Jeremiah Wright Jr.
A little-known Nebraska rancher who bills herself as “sharp as barbed wire and tougher than a cedar fence post” will ride an upset win in the state’s Republican primary for U.S. Senate this week into a general election that could help flip control of the chamber this fall.
A Republican strategist’s plan to air racially tinged ads against President Barack Obama drew rebukes from Mitt Romney and other Republicans while sparking a fresh debate over what -- if anything -- is off-limits in the presidential race.
Fred Eychaner was first invited to President Barack Obama’s White House in June 2009. He was back in June 2010 for a meeting with senior adviser David Axelrod and in March of this year as a guest at a state dinner honoring U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron.