Romney's Billionaire Boys Club
Runs Oxbow Carbon72$4 billion$70K to John Boehner in 2011.To pollute for free; calls the EPA “hyperaggressive.”$2 million to Romney superPAC:$250K in own name$750K through Oxbow Carbon$1 million through subsidiary
Runs Conran: Traffics in toxic chemicals81$9.8 billion2004: Spent $3 million to Swift Boat John Plans to store radioactive waste from 36 states in an undergroundand hazardous wasteKerry.dump in Texas; repeatedly sued by the DOJ for failing to clean up2008: Spent $2.3 million to tie Obama to Superfund sites.sixties radical Bill Ayers.Gave $800K to Romney after giving $1 milto Perry, Gingrich and Santorum.
Owns Perry Homes79$600 million2004: Spent $4.5 million to Swift Boat JohnTort reform so that size of jury awards to builders who do shoddyKerry.work would be limited.Over the past decade, he has invested $80million in political candidates, incl. $7 millionto American Crossroads in 2010.Top Donor to Romney's superPAC at $4 milincluding a $3 million bail-out in February.2012: Gave additional $2.5 million to American Crossroads.
Chairman, New Balance Shoes69$1.8 billionGave $1 million to Romney's superPAC.A lucrative defense contract. Soldiers get cash allowance to buyshoes anywhere; New Balance has lobbied Pentagon to buy itsshoes in bulk.
Heirs to Marriott Hotel Fortune73$1.7 billionHave given at least $1 million in lifetimeBill has public backed immigration reform to create a legal pool of
Bill Marriott, Jr.
80$1.6 billioncontributions to prominent Dems, like Maximmigrants for their hotels; has also lobbied Congress to forceBaucus and Charles Schumer.taxpayers to continue to subsidize luxury travel for executives of Have each given $1 million to Restore Ourfirms that receive gov't bailouts.Future.Romney has twice served on the Marriott board, most recently inWere top donors to the PAC that Romney2011used to sustain his failed 2008 presidentialbid.
Ex-managing director of Bain Capital55Rivals Romney's $250 millionRomney supporter since 1993; gave $10KTo screw taxpayers. Like other hedge fund managers, he benefitsto Romney's PAC when he was Governor offrom the “carried interest” loophole that allows him to pay half theMassachusetts.tax rate as others on the same income.Gave $1 million to Restore Our Future.
CEO of Melaleuca, Inc., a multi-level63Last year's annual revenueMore than $500K to the GOP, includingFewer consumer protections. The FDA has gone after Melaleuca for marketing firm that sells off-brandWas $1 billion.$8,100 to former Senator Larry “Toilet Boy”making “false and misleading” claims about its supplements. He hascleaning solutions and nutritional Craig.also signed a consent decree not to “engage in the promotion and