Posted by | January 29, 2012 09:38 | Filed under: Top Stories

Sheldon Adelson (with wife Miriam) is keeping Newt Gingrich’s candidacy alive.

Mr. Adelson, by some estimates worth as much as $22 billion, presides over a global empire of casinos, hotels and convention centers whose centerpiece is the Venetian in Las Vegas, an exuberant monument to excess with canals, singing gondoliers and acres of slot machines. That fortune is a wellspring of financial support for Mr. Gingrich, who has benefited from $17 million in political contributions from Mr. Adelson and his wife, Miriam, in recent years, including $10 million in the last few weeks that went to a “super PAC” supporting him.

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By: Alan

Alan Colmes is the publisher of Liberaland.