Harold Simmons stands by the Dallas courthouse entrance in October 1997. Simmons, the Texas billionaire, philanthropist and GOP donor, died Saturday in Dallas. He was 82.
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December 30, 2013 He was a top donor to the Republican Party, but his philanthropy crossed political lines. The Dallas Morning News reports that Simmons died Saturday in Dallas. He was 82.
February 22, 2012 President Obama will propose cutting the corporate income tax rate, the Republican presidential candidates will hold their 26th debate in Arizona and the millionaires and billionaires who have reshaped the 2012 presidential race through their superPAC donations are stories worth pondering.
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