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Sheldon Adelson - net worth: $26.5 billion. The majority share owner of the Las Vegas Sands casino empire was dealt a losing hand at the political poker table in November. The Republican money man gave at least $53 million in super PAC donations to Mitt Romney and a slew of congressional candidates. Despite the political defeats, his casinos continue to win: Shares of LVS are up more than 20% since the summer.
Sheldon Adelson Sets New US Political Donation Record, over 3 times the previous amount
WASHINGTON, Sept 24 (Reuters) - U.S. billionaire casino magnate Sheldon Adelson has set a new record in political donations by giving $ 70 million to help Republicans in the 2012 elections, nearly triple the previous highest amount, according to news outlet Politico on Monday.
Great Homeschooling Links: George Washington at The Homeschool Classroom by Lauren Hill - perfect for President's Day
Assign a president to each student or pairs and have them research/teach
WASHINGTON — Consumers saved nearly 1.5 billion in 2012 as a result of rules in President Obama's healthcare law that limit what insurance companies can spend on expenses unrelated to medical care, including profit, a new analysis shows.
FREE: Presidents' Day Set of 32 cards ~ Match President with facts about them!
9-11 First Responders are not as important to Republicans as the 1%.
Have students explore the Declaration of Independence with this easy to use Scavenger Hunt!
White House 101 | The White House. An excellent web site for kids at any time, but especially during this election year.
FREE: Elections A to Z Unit Study & Election Study Resources #homeschool
Suggested thematic reading list for Independence Day - 4th of July books for kids.