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Billionaire Republican buys major Twitter stake, may oust CEO amid GOP concerns of bias, reports say

Billionaire Republican buys major Twitter stake, may oust CEO amid GOP concerns of bias, reports say

A billionaire Republican megadonor has purchased a “sizable” stake in Twitter and “plans to push” to oust CEO Jack Dorsey among other changes, according to new reports, raising the prospect of a shocking election-year shakeup of the social media platform that conservatives have long accused of overt left-wing political bias. Paul Singer’s …

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Billionaire, liberal activist Tom Steyer ends presidential bid

Billionaire, liberal activist Tom Steyer ends presidential bid

Billionaire businessman and liberal activist Tom Steyer, who poured millions into a bid for the White House despite initially saying he would not seek the Democratic Party’s nomination in 2020, has ended his presidential bid. Running a campaign centered on rooting out corporate influence over American politics, and combatting the …

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Sanders, trying to head off Bloomberg threat, finds his billionaire foil

Sanders, trying to head off Bloomberg threat, finds his billionaire foil

DURHAM, N.C. — Lately, there’s been a billionaire on Sen. Bernie Sanders’s mind. Not the anonymous legion of billionaires he’s railed about for years — but a real one: former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg, whose unprecedented spending is threatening to upend the traditional primary process. “We believe in …

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