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Billionaires in politics: The top 25 Americans who funded politics in 2018

Chairman and CEO of the Las Vegas Sands Corporation Sheldon Adelson speaks at the National Israeli-American Conference in Washington October 19, 2015. REUTERS/Gary Cameron .

  • Sheldon and Miriam Adelson gave more money to political candidates than any other Americans in 2018. They donated over $123 million to Republicans, according to The Center for Responsive Politics.
  • Political figures Micheal Bloomberg and Tom Steyer are also top donors to Democrats, according to The Center for Responsive Politics.
  • Surprisingly, Charles Koch did not make the list. To be included, his donations would have needed to top $6.5 million.
  • Collectively, the 25 billionaires and billionaire couples on the list totaled a whopping $ in political donations in 2018, data from read more >>>

    Source:: BusinessInsider.Com