From the Las Vegas Sun:
For perhaps the first time since the pair’s public falling out, Adelson’s money poses a potential threat to Berkley, who faces the most difficult campaign of her political career.
Her bid for the U.S. Senate against Republican Dean Heller is expected to be close and a race that could change which party controls the Senate — and will draw millions of dollars in outside spending.
Adelson’s millions, no doubt, will be among them.
“His role in the U.S. Senate race will be substantial,” said a Republican operative familiar with Adelson’s political spending. “This time it’s even more important because his contributions could mean a lot more, not just in the outcome of Berkley’s race, but in the entire makeup of the U.S. Senate.”
Adelson has already made a name for himself as a political donor this cycle. He and his family spent about $20 million supporting Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich. Politico also reports Adelson has given $5 million to a political committee aimed at guarding the Republican majority in the House.