Illinois billionaire Richard “Dick” Uihlein has bought $450,000 worth of advertising that supports Attorney General Jeff Landry in the governor’s race. (Wes Muller/Louisiana Illuminator)

Billionaire who funded Jan. 6 rally buys $450,000 in ads for Landry in La. governor’s race

BY: - October 13, 2023

A conservative Illinois billionaire with a history of funding candidates and groups seeking to overturn the 2020 presidential election spent $450,000 on advertisements backing Republican Attorney General Jeff Landry in the Louisiana governor’s race, state campaign records show. Richard “Dick” Uihlein is the financial backer of the Iowa-based Americas PAC, which paid the Kansas-based advertising […]

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas accepted luxury trips from a billionaire for more than 20 years without disclosing them on financial reporting forms. He's seen here seated next to his wife and conservative activist Virginia "Ginni" Thomas while he waits to speak at the Heritage Foundation on Oct. 21, 2021 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Clarence Thomas secretly accepted luxury trips from a billionaire GOP donor

BY: , and - April 6, 2023

In late June 2019, right after the U.S. Supreme Court released its final opinion of the term, Justice Clarence Thomas boarded a large private jet headed to Indonesia. He and his wife were going on vacation: nine days of island-hopping in a volcanic archipelago on a super yacht staffed by a coterie of attendants and […]