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#DirtyDenier$ Day 10: Senator John Boozman

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 10.15.2014 | Politics
Heather Taylor-Miesle

Arkansas Senator John Boozman may have done well as an optometrist before he was first elected to public office in 2000. But, when he shares his views on energy policy, it appears he needs to get his vision checked.

#DirtyDenier$ Day 4: Congressman Cory Gardner

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 10.07.2014 | Politics
Heather Taylor-Miesle

Why is Congressman Cory Gardner smiling? Maybe it's because in just four years in Congress, he has raised $695,000 from dirty polluters from the oil and gas industry, who happen to be the largest source of his contributions.

#DirtyDenier$ Day 1: Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 10.04.2014 | Politics
Heather Taylor-Miesle

The Senate is (sadly) full of climate deniers, but none of them is more dangerous than Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. That's because Sen. McConnell possesses that dangerous combination of denialism and power.

Zach Carter

Koch Brothers Throw More Money Behind Long-Shot GOP Senate Challenger | Zach Carter | Posted 07.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Koch brothers are making a big push for long-shot Republican Senate hopeful Monica Wehby, increasing their advertising spending on b...

'Deceptive And Intimidating Tactics' Target Voters

Posted 10.24.2012 | Politics

(Reuters) - In Florida, Virginia and Indiana, voters have received phone calls that wrongly told them there was no need to cast a ballot in person on ...

Romney's Dirtier, Deadlier Energy Future: Is There Another Way?

Sarah van Gelder | Posted 10.28.2012 | Green
Sarah van Gelder

Romney's plan centers on the argument that unleashing corporations to extract more oil and gas will create jobs and grow the economy. But will dirty energy really create more jobs?

Secret Service, Police Make Arrests Outside Romney Event

Southampton Patch | Brendan J. O'Reilly | Posted 07.08.2012 | Politics

Two boaters in waters off The Creeks, billionaire Ronald Perelman's 57-acre East Hampton Village estate — where Mitt Romney was scheduled to be pres...

Koch Bros. Host Secret GOP Retreat In Vail

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 08.27.2011 | Denver

Sunday began a 4-day semiannual private retreat in the Vail area for wealthy conservatives and leading Republican politicians. The event is organized ...

Democrats Probe Koch's Interest In Oil Sands Pipe

Reuters | Posted 07.21.2011 | Politics

Democratic U.S. lawmakers have asked Congressional panels to look into whether Koch, an energy company led by brothers who are powerhouses in conserva...

Examination Reveals How Washington Influence Industry Has Adapted To Tea Party Era

The New York Times | Mike McIntire | Posted 05.30.2011 | Politics

The Tea Party movement is as deeply skeptical of big business as it is of big government. Yet an examination of the Institute for Liberty shows how Wa...

Donor Ties Put GOP Freshman At Center Of Battle Over Role Of Corporate Cash In Politics

The Washington Post | Dan Eggen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When Mike Pompeo needed funding for a Wichita aerospace company, one of the places he and his partners went for help was Koch Industries, a hometown f...

Evil People Have Better Office Supplies! (video)

Lee Camp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Lee Camp

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Koch Brothers At Heart Of GOP Power

The Los Angeles Times | Tom Hamburger, Kathleen Hennessey & Neela Banerjee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The billionaire brothers David and Charles Koch no longer sit outside Washington's political establishment, isolated by their uncompromising conservat...