Las Vegas casino magnate Sheldon Adelson watches a performance at the Sands Cotai Central in Macau in April.
June 13, 2012 The reported contribution is coming from a man who previously supported Mitt Romney's GOP primary rival, Newt Gingrich. But Sheldon Adelson has long made it clear that his top priority is defeating President Obama in November. He has said he might spend as much as $100 million on this election.
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March 8, 2012 SuperPACs backing Romney and Santorum are spending big in three southern states and Illinois as they try to shift momentum heading into the next spate of primaries.
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