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Would Sheldon Adelson Underwrite the 2016 Republican Convention?

It's a good bet that Las Vegas Sands Corporation owner Sheldon Adelson  would do a lot to get the 2016 Republican convention to come to Las Vegas. The question is how high will the stakes go.  

Peter Overby's NPR article , "Say Goodbye To The Taxpayer Funded Political Convention," highlights the recently passed bill that will prohibit $18+ million in public funds from being used for each of the 2016 the national party conventions. President Obama is expected to sign the bill.  

Adelson's Las Vegas Sands Hires Blanche Lincoln

The top Republican contributor has hired a former Democratic Senator to lobby for his casino company.  

The government consulting firm of former Sen. Blanche Lincoln , D-Ark., the Lincoln Policy Group, has registered to lobby for the Las Vegas Sands Corp., whose business is described in the registration as an "Upscale, integrated resort and casino operations."