Google CEO Gives to Republicans, Philadelphia 76ers CEO Gives to Democrats

Posted May 21, 2013 at 2:47pm

While both the Democratic and Republican senatorial campaign committees increased their cash on hand with very similar receipts during April, only the Democrats made a partial loan repayment to reduce their debt.

The National Republican Senatorial Committee reported receipts of $3,562,175 and spending of $1,755,293, leaving $7,080,594 cash on hand. They had started April with $5,273,712 cash on hand. As of April 30, the committee had outstanding loans of $9.5 million from Wells Fargo Bank.

The committee received $569,063 from small contributions and $819,150 from PACs and other committees. Major contributions included $32,400 from the following: Daniel Amos (CEO, AFLAC Inc., Georgia); Tom Cullen (executive, Dish Network, Colorado); Cyrus Freidheim Jr. (chairman, Sun-Times Media Group, Florida); Jeffrey Sprecher (CEO, Intercontinental Exchange, Georgia); Kelly Loeffler (VP, Intercontinental Exchange, Georgia);  Donald Miller (chairman, Axiom International Investors, Connecticut); Neil Pruitt (CEO, UHS-Pruitt Corporation, Georgia); Andrew Marshal Saul (investor, Saul Partners LP, New York); Bruce Toll (real estate developer, Toll Brothers Inc., Florida); and Dr. George Rapier (CEO, WellMed, Texas); among others. Dr. Eric Schmidt (chairman & CEO, Google Inc.) gave $32,300.

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee reported receipts of 3,542,640 and spending of $3,351,819, leaving $8,619,709 cash on hand. They started April with $8,428,888 cash on hand. During April the committee made a $1.25 million loan repayment. As of April 30, the committee had outstanding loans of $13,750,000 from Bank of America.

The committee received $1,352,940 from small contributions and $282,150 from PACs and other committees. Major contributions included $32,400 from the following: Adam Aron (CEO, Philadelphia 76ers); Stewart Bainum Jr. (chairman, Choice Hotels, Maryland); Sandra Bainum (homemaker, Maryland); Jesse Crawford (owner, Crawford Communications, Georgia); Corky Hale Stoller (producer, Corky Hale Productions, California); Karen Hale (homemaker, Massachusetts); and John D. Rockefeller IV (U.S. Senator, U.S. Senate); among others.