Why California may play key role in GOP race

By Yousur Alhlou Washington – Super Tuesday’s split decision gives California a rare opportunity to play a decisive role in determining the outcome of the Republican presidential contest. The failure of any candidate to take command of the campaign makes it increasingly likely that the state’s June 5 primary and its 172 delegates will be fiercely contested. […]

Report shows who’s who among top political donors

Washington — DreamWorks co-founders Jeffrey Katzenberg and Steven Spielberg are among the affluent Californians taking advantage of new campaign rules that allow them to donate unlimited amounts to assist President Obama’s re-election. On the Republican side, former Univision CEO Jerry Perenchio has donated $2 million to elect Republicans and PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel has been a […]

Affluent Californians send huge donations to Obama, Romney

WASHINGTON — DreamWorks co-founders Jeffrey Katzenberg and Steven Spielberg are among the affluent Californians taking advantage of new campaign rules that allow them to donate unlimited amounts to help President Barack Obama get re-elected. Katzenberg donated $2 million to Obama’s political action committee in 2011, the single largest donation to the president. Spielberg contributed $100,000. […]

Affluent Californians send huge donations to Obama, Romney

By Yousur Alhlou WASHINGTON — DreamWorks co-founders Jeffrey Katzenberg and Steven Spielberg are among the affluent Californians taking advantage of new campaign rules that allow them to donate unlimited amounts to help President Barack Obama get re-elected. Katzenberg donated $2 million to Obama’s political action committee in 2011, the single largest donation to the president. […]

Super PAC cash: Fed release shows California Dollars fill presidential candidate coffers

By Jessica Philipps WASHINGTON — DreamWorks co-founders Jeffrey Katzenberg and Steven Spielberg are among the affluent Californians taking advantage of new campaign rules that allow them to donate unlimited amounts to assist President Barack Obama’s re-election. On the Republican side, former Univision CEO Jerry Perenchio has donated $2 million to elect Republicans and PayPal co-founder […]