These are the billionaires hoping to influence elections that will determine control of Congress
One is the world’s richest person, another has been described as a “chain-smokerwho often dresses without socks,” and yet another has changed political parties twice, most recently this year.
With the election just around the corner and their party on the defensive, Republicans have railed against Democratic billionaires pouring big money into this year’s midterm. But the top political donors of the closely watched battle for control of Congress are a bipartisan and varied lot.
Love or hate Trump, he's made California a hive of midterm election activity
For many Californians, Saturday was a sunny gift of a fall day, a chance to stroll the beach, rake leaves, visit a park or take in a child’s soccer game.
For Cristina Escobedo, it was a time to save her daughter from possible deportation. For Marylee Sanders, an opportunity to stand up for Brett Kavanaugh. For Paul Samuels, a chance to learn some newfangled technology and feel as though he was making a difference.
‘We are tired of being attacked’: Farmworkers and immigrant rights activists make a final push to flip the House
Immigrant rights advocates and farmworkers hit the streets early Saturday to get out the vote in the 10th Congressional District, where Republican Rep. Jeff Denham and Democrat Josh Harder are locked in one of the most intense races in California.