Theodore Schleifer August 2, 2022

Pelosi’s “Hot Ticket” & Thiel’s Donor Mystery

In San Francisco, speculation that Nancy Pelosi will soon depart Congress has given way to excitement and apprehension surrounding a potential last hurrah fundraising bacchanalia in Napa. Plus, news on the rise of a little-known G.O.P. shadow project aligned with Peter Thiel.


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Peter Thiel
Theodore Schleifer July 26, 2022
As the midterms roil, it’s increasingly clear that Washington creatures are more than ever operating at the behest of Silicon Valley’s political class: Thiel and Conway, of course, but also S.B.F., Jan Koum, Ryan Salame, and a new crop of other budding mega-donors and mega-influencers.
Ron DeSantis
Theodore Schleifer July 19, 2022
Ron (and Casey) DeSantis have been spending some time with the Thiels and Musks of the world as the tech industry rallies around a potential new 2024 favorite.
The Buffetts
Theodore Schleifer July 12, 2022
A Thielian plan to circumvent Dobbs belies an uncomfortable reality for even the most progressive mega-donors. Plus news and notes on Buffett’s estate planning, Thiel’s fundraising machine, and Biden’s ambassador bingo.

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