December 2015 saw the philanthropist George Soros, giving the Political Action Committee(PAC) which supports Hilary Clinton campaign for President another $6 million dollars. This huge total has now brought his contribution to a whopping $8 million, adding the $2million that was given earlier. This gift has helped the Political Action Committee reach $25 million in donations on politico.com, making Soros the biggest backer to date. Haim Saban who is a Hollywood magnate and his wife Cheryl collectively gifted $3 million and, Herb Sandler and Donald Sussman contributed about $1.5 million a piece.
In 2004 Soros give roughly $20 million, to organizations that wanted George Bush out of the White House, but that plan failed, so he then decided to adjusted the way in how he did his giving. But, in 2012 he gave Priorities USA $1 million when they supported President Barack Obama for reelection in 2008. It was said later that George Soros regretted that move. George Soros congratulated Senator Clinton after she extended to him an open door;to talk about ideas and any plans he had.
The Political Action Committee group Priorities US, perused Soros once they found out that Senator Clinton was going to make a bid for the Presidency. The huge donate sum is paving the way for Conservative Billionaires to give about $1 billion to Political Action Committees. Soros also was a backer for John Kerry in 2004 in Presidential bid.
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George Soros Foundation Open Society is now in one hundred countries worldwide. He wants leaders around the world to have respect for the people who have elected them, while making sure they are held responsible when thing go wrong. Open Society also help people who are jailed for no apparent reason to obtain legal counsel. George Soros stated that monies he made in the financial market through the years, has help him to help others. Also, to take a stand on debatable matters, especially for those people who voices are not heard.
He began assisting others in 1979. Black students in South Africa was given scholarships in the days of apartheid. When they removed the Berlin wall, Central European University was born. Here, students were able to communicate effectively and horn in on their problem solving capabilities. Soros foundation has also helped Roma refugees to get scholarships.