Wednesday, May 16, 2012

AFSCME | Walker and Gingrich Share a Donor

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, facing a recall next month for taking away the collective bargaining rights of nearly 200,000 Wisconsin public service employees, has a new billionaire to fund his drive to stay in power: Las Vegas casino mogul Sheldon Adelson. Adelson, the same billionaire who almost single-handedly financed the failed campaign of GOP Presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich, is now “one of the embattled Wisconsin governor’s biggest donors,” according to John Nichols, writing in The Nation.

AFSCME | Walker and Gingrich Share a Donor

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