Jul 24, 2012

Rolling Stone: Elderly Billionaires Buy Themselves a President

Find out who the richest men are, how much they've given to Romney so far and what they expect from him in return.

Presidential politics has always been a rich man's game. But now, thanks to the Supreme Court ruling in Citizens United that upended decades of limits on campaign donations, financing a presidential race is the exclusive domain of the kind of megadonor whose portfolios make Mitt Romney look middle-class. "I have lots of money, and can give it legally now," Texas billionaire and top GOP moneyman Harold Simmons recently bragged to The Wall Street Journal. "Just never to Democrats."

Read all about Romney's Moneybags, how they became billionaires, how much they have so far donated, and what they want Romney to do to increase their wealth even more.

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