Thomas Tull, Haim Saban Give Seven-Figure Sums to Pro-Clinton SuperPAC

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Priorities USA Action, the SuperPAC supporting Hillary Clinton’s presidential bid, collected a $1 million contribution from Legendary Pictures’ Thomas Tull and additional $1.5 million contributions from media mogul Haim Saban and his wife Cheryl.

The donations were disclosed in campaign finance filings that were due on Sunday. They cover the last six months of 2015.

Priorities reported raising $41 million in 2015.

Steven Spielberg, Jeffrey Katzenberg and the Sabans each gave $1 million to the SuperPAC in the first half of 2015. Other donors to the group include J.J. Abrams and Katie McGrath, who each gave $500,000.

Katzenberg has been helping Priorities raise from high-dollar donors this cycle.

Other prominent donors to Priorities include George Soros, who gave $6 million, adding to the $1 million he gave earlier in the year.

The SuperPACs cannot coordinate with a candidate’s official campaign apparatus, but the candidate can attend events and meet with prospective donors. On Sunday, her chief rival Bernie Sanders compared the amount the SuperPAC raised to that his did — nothing. He has been critical of the flow of big money into politics, including that from SuperPACs.

Another SuperPAC backing Clinton, Correct the Record, drew a $25,000 contribution from Starz CEO Chris Albrecht and a $10,000 contribution from director Rob Reiner.

Meanwhile, Clinton will return to Los Angeles to raise money on Feb. 22 for her official campaign committee. Her schedule includes an event at the home of Jon Vein, co-founder and CEO of MarketShare, and his wife, producer Ellen Goldsmith-Vein.

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