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Stephen Bing is a real estate heir. He was a major donor to California's Prop 87 in 2006. According to the Los Angeles Times, the approximately $50 million that Bing spent on the failed initiative was "the biggest single personal investment in a ballot proposition in state history."
Political giving Bing donates under his name and his entertainment company (Shangri-La Entertainment) also has been a major donor to political causes.
Candidates, parties Since 2000, Bing has given $640,172 to the California Democratic Party.
Political candidates to whom Bing has donated include:
Dick Durbin, Rahm Emmanuel, Al Franken, Hillary Clinton. Candidate committees Bing has donated to include:
Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. Other Bing donated between $10-25 million to the William J. Clinton Foundation.
An aircraft owned by Stephen Bing, a longtime Democratic donor and fund-raiser, carried Clinton and journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee back to the United States.
Wikipedia on Stephen Bing IMDB overview of Bing's career in film References
1.↑ Los Angeles Times, "Stephen Bing's New Endeavor", February 27, 2007
2.↑ Cal-Access record of Bing donations in 2005-2006
3.↑ Cal-Access record of Bing donations in 2003-2004
4.↑ 4.0 4.1 Open Secrets, Records of donations from Stephen Bing
5.↑ Donors to the William J. Clinton Foundation listed by donation range