Farris Wilks and his younger brother Dan are billionaires thanks to the recent oil-and-gas drilling boom. They’re also the biggest donors in the 2016 race for the White House, giving $15 million to a Super PAC backing Republican presidential contender Ted Cruz.
Tales from the Trail
The 2016 election has everything: a Bush, a Clinton, Trump’s hair… and a millionaire ex-fugitive software guru?
If you think this election cycle already has enough wild-card candidates, how about a millionaire antivirus software pioneer with a knack for profanity-laced videos and gun-toting photos. And what if the millionaire in question had also been deported from Guatemala after being detained there for illegally entering the country as he sought to evade Belize authorities looking to question him in connection with a murder?
Donald Trump, the New York businessman and reality TV personality who is running for president, made it clear this week he isn’t afraid to tell other people what to do with their money.
Presidential hopeful Ben Carson dropped an unexpected name Tuesday when asked about his Silicon Valley supporters: rival White House hopeful Carly Fiorina.
Stephen Colbert, the former self-declared “conservative narcissistic conservative pundit” , now “just a narcissist,” debuted on Tuesday night on CBS’ Late Show, where he will try to fill the rather big shoes of his predecessor, David Letterman.