About Norm Pattiz (wikipedia; note which party for whom he donates):
>>Norman J. Pattiz (born 1943) is an American broadcasting executive. He is a founder and former chairman of radio industry giant Westwood One. After Westwood One's dissolution, he founded Courtside Entertainment Group.He is a prominent Democratic Party donor, and lives with wife Mary Turner, an addiction counsellor and former radio personality in Los Angeles. Pattiz was "founding father" of Alhurra, a United States-based satellite TV channel sponsored by the U.S. government. It began broadcasting on February 14, 2004 in 22 countries across the Middle East. Pattiz is of Jewish descent and is a member of the national board of the Israel Policy Forum.
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