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Jonathan Soros

Jonathan Soros

Senior Fellow, Roosevelt Institute and co-founder of Friends of Democracy
Jonathan Soros is founder of the Super PAC “Friends of Democracy,” which aims to combat the influence of money in politics. He is a Senior Fellow at the Roosevelt Institute and serves as the president and deputy chairman of Soros Fund Management LLC. He serves on the board of directors of the Open Society Foundation (OSF), the Soros Economic Development Fund, and Central European University. Before joining Soros Fund Management in 2002, he clerked for Judge Stephen F. Williams of the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.

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Jonathan Soros, son of a prominent liberal financier, is helping to launch an independent advocacy group with hopes of spending up to $8 million targeting House lawmakers, primarily Republicans, who oppose public matching funds for elections and other campaign finance reforms.

Sunday, March 1, 1671

The newest super PAC ready to make a splash in the fall elections may be the least likely. Friends of Democracy -- which is headed by Jonathan Soros, son of billionaire hedge funder George Soros; Ilyse Hogue, former MoveOn political and communications director; and David Donnelly, executive director of Public Campaign Action Fund -- seeks to build political power on the issue of reducing the political power of big money.

Sunday, March 1, 1671