Tom Steyer

American billionaire, philanthropist and former hedge fund manager

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Tom Steyer: American billionaire, philanthropist and former hedge fund manager
Thomas Fahr Steyer is an American hedge fund manager, philanthropist, environmentalist, liberal activist, and fundraiser. Steyer is the founder and former co-senior-managing-partner of Farallon Capital and the co-founder of Onecalifornia Bank, which became Beneficial State Bank, an Oakland-based community development bank. Farallon Capital manages $20 billion in capital for institutions and high-net-worth individuals. The firm's institutional investors include college endowments and foundations. Steyer served on the board of trustees at Stanford University from 2007 to 2017. Since 1986, he has been a partner and member of the executive committee at Hellman & Friedman, a San Francisco–based private equity firm.


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Steyer Just Dropped Out Of The Presidential Race, But Black Reparations Won’t

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South Carolina ends Tom Steyer's campaign. Other Democrats also should do the right thing.

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Environmentalist Tom Steyer ends 2020 Democratic presidential bid

Billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer, a fierce critic of President Donald Trump who had pushed early for his impeachment, abandoned his bid for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination on..
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Tom Steyer Drops Out of 2020 Presidential Race

Mr. Steyer, the former hedge-fund executive, exited the race after a disappointing finish in South Carolina — a state where he had spent considerable resources and pinned the hopes of his campaign. - Published

Billionaire activist Tom Steyer ends his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination

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Steyer in South Carolina: He Came, He Spent, but Did He Conquer?

The campaign of Tom Steyer, the hedge fund mogul, has elevated his spending to a new level in South Carolina. But the return on his investment is unclear. - Published

New Monmouth poll shows Joe Biden with 20-point lead in South Carolina primary

Results of a Monmouth University poll show former Vice President Joe Biden well ahead of U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders and businessman Tom Steyer. - Published

Joe Biden has big lead in South Carolina primary, per Clemson University's Palmetto Poll

Clemson University's Palmetto Poll shows former Vice President Joe Biden with a big lead and Tom Steyer in second place. - Published

Democratic debate in South Carolina, Trump in India, Chicago snow: 5 things to know Tuesday

Billionaire Tom Steyer joins Democratic candidates for South Carolina debate, President Trump pays tribute to Gandhi in India and more news you need to know Tuesday. - Published

South Carolina Democratic debate: How to watch, who has made the stage, and what to expect

The 10th Democratic debate will reunite six contenders from last week's heated match-up in Nevada, and will also welcome billionaire Tom Steyer back to the stage. - Published

Tom Steyer Stirs More Debate Over Payments in South Carolina

Mr. Steyer, a billionaire running for president, rents his campaign headquarters in South Carolina from a daughter of the state’s most powerful Democrat, Representative James Clyburn. - Published

Billionaire Tom Steyer qualifies for next debate as Biden blames him for South Carolina slide

Biden said Steyer had spent "a lot of money" in South Carolina and he assumed that was "part of the reason why those numbers are down." - Published

Businessman Steyer pumps $64.7 million of own funds into U.S. presidential bid in January

Businessman Tom Steyer poured $64.7 million of his own wealth in January into his bid to win the Democratic presidential nomination, for a total spend of $267 million, a campaign finance disclosure..
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Where’s Tom Steyer? A Few People in Las Vegas Were Wondering

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Latino group hosts town hall for 2020 Democrats

LULAC, The League of United Latin American Citizens, held a Presidential Town Hall in Las Vegas Thursday night. Tom Steyer, Pete Buttigieg and Senator Amy Klobuchar were there. Senator Bernie Sanders.. - Published

Democrats Got Endorsements From Lawmakers on Their Campaigns’ Payrolls

As the 2020 candidates vie for support in South Carolina, Tom Steyer has been criticized for hiring black lawmakers or their companies. Records show Bernie Sanders’s campaign has done the same. - Published

Tom Steyer, who barely registered in Iowa, attacks Buttigieg. - Published

Tom Steyer has dominated the airwaves in New Hampshire. - Published

Tensions boil over in South Carolina over reported Steyer payments. - Published

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After massive spending blitz, Democrat Steyer looking for Iowa boost

Democratic presidential contender Tom Steyer on Monday said he expected to leave Iowa's first-in-the-nation caucuses "with momentum" that carries him later this month to Nevada and South Carolina,..
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Black Democratic group co-chair endorses Steyer in South Carolina

The co-chair of South Carolina's caucus for African-American women endorsed billionaire U.S. presidential candidate Tom Steyer on Sunday, helpful backing in the first state to vote in which most..
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2020 Presidential Endorsements: Biden, Sanders, Warren, Buttigieg, Bloomberg, Klobuchar, Yang, Steyer

Joe Biden has a hold on the Democratic establishment. Much of the far left supports Bernie Sanders. Mayors are backing Pete Buttigieg and Mike Bloomberg. And then there are the celebrities. - Published

Billionaires bombard U.S. presidential campaign with hundreds of millions in cash

Two billionaire Democratic presidential hopefuls, Michael Bloomberg and Tom Steyer, collectively spent about $389 million last year on their campaigns, more than the rest of the remaining Democratic..
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Most of the candidates are focused on Iowa. Not Tom Steyer.

He’s pouring cash into South Carolina to try to court black voters, and it seems to be working so far. - Published

Tom Steyer Spends Millions in South Carolina. Black Voters Reap the Benefit.

Seeking inroads in the state, Mr. Steyer, a hedge-fund billionaire, is paying black vendors, hiring black staff members and appearing in rural outposts, lavishing money and attention. It’s paying.. - Published

Tom Steyer Exaggerates Fossil Fuel Divestment

A review of the Democratic presidential candidate’s reported assets calls into question his claims that he no longer has investments in oil, gas and coal. - Published

Democratic debate dug deep on policy. Despite nudges, candidates dodged personal attacks

The Democratic debate Tuesday night on CNN featured Amy Klobuchar, Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren and Tom Steyer talking about issues, not each other. - Published

Tom Steyer: What is the symbol he draws on his hand?

Tom Steyer's scribbles have historic significance - and a murkier modern-day meaning.
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5 key takeaways from the Democratic presidential debate in Iowa

5 key takeaways from the democratic presidential debate in iowa
DES MOINES — Some key takeaways from Tuesday’s Democratic presidential debate in Des Moines, the final forum before the Iowa caucuses: Civility and substance After the United States’ killing of..
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Q&A: Tom Steyer on crushing billionaires like himself and the lie of civility in Washington

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Investor turned climate activist turned Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer sat down recently with the Los Angeles Times editorial board to discuss his candidacy, particularly his views on the..
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Steyer wants climate change refugees to enter US legally

steyer wants climate change refugees to enter us legally
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer on Friday unveiled an immigration proposal seeking to make immigrants fleeing the effects of climate change eligible for legal entry..
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Tom Steyer Makes Democratic Debate With Two Surprising Polls

Mr. Steyer will join five other candidates onstage on Tuesday after registering double-digit support in Nevada and South Carolina. - Published

Is Steyer surging? Businessman qualifies for January debate after polls show him in top 3 in 2 states

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A Conversation With Tom Steyer

Wednesday: The billionaire is set to be the only Californian on the Democratic debate stage this week. Also: A PG&E deal, and See’s Candies. - Published

Billionaires like Michael Bloomberg and Tom Steyer drown out competition

Next president must prioritize unrigging the economic system from which billionaires have benefited, writes Nell Abernathy of the Roosevelt Forward. - Published

Billionaires lead presidential candidates in ad spending

2020 Democratic presidential candidates Tom Steyer and Michael Bloomberg, both multi-billionaires, are leading all of their competitors in ad spending with a combined total of nearly $90 million...
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Tom Steyer to Michael Bloomberg: Back a wealth tax or drop out of 2020 presidential race

Trump-GOP corporate giveaways and tax cuts for the rich are an affront to hard-working Americans. People like me and Bloomberg should back a wealth tax. - Published

Warren, Biden and Buttigieg spoke the most at fifth Democratic debate

Senator Elizabeth Warren, former Vice President Joe Biden and South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg each spoke for more than 11 minutes at the fifth Democratic debate, while Tom Steyer and Andrew Yang had..
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Report: Steyer campaign aide offered money for endorsements

Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyers is wrapped up in another campaign scandal. The Associated Press reported Thursday that one of the candidate's top aide's offered financial contributions to..
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Tom Steyer Aide Apologizes for ‘Miscommunication’ on Endorsement Solicitation

The aide reportedly offered campaign contributions to Iowa candidates who endorsed Mr. Steyer. - Published

Tom Steyer staffer accused of stealing data from Kamala Harris

One of Tom Steyer's campaign staffers has resigned after being accused of stealing voter data from Kamala Harris' campaign. CBSN political reporter Caitlin Huey-Burns joins Elaine Quijano on "Red and..
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Tom Steyer says he's not running for president in 2020

Billionaire activist Tom Steyer announced at a press conference Wednesday he would not launch a presidential bid, declining to join the wide field of Democratic candidates expected to compete in the..
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Tom Steyer and a Billionaire’s Conundrum

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California billionaire Tom Steyer spent $47 million in three months on presidential bid

california billionaire tom steyer spent $47 million in three months on presidential bid
California billionaire Tom Steyer spent $47 million during the first three months of his presidential bid — a jaw-dropping sum that places him on track to join the biggest self-funding political..
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Twitter users, including Meghan McCain, critique Tom Steyer's tie during Democratic debate

Steyer, whose wealth Forbes estimates at $1.6 billion, was wearing a plaid red tie – and it proved divisive. - Published

Who Is Tom Steyer?

Mr. Steyer is a hedge fund billionaire who has funded efforts to impeach President Trump and regularly decries “the corporate stranglehold on democracy.” - Published

12 candidates, one night: Here's who has made the October debate

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard and billionaire Tom Steyer are additions to this stage from the September debate, where only 10 candidates faced off. - Published

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