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We Are Koch

Edward Flattau | Posted 03.25.2015 | Politics
Edward Flattau

How about a video in which a melting iceberg collapses into the sea as a Koch narrative drones "global warming is a natural phenomenon. There is no human-induced climate change. They Are Koch."

Dana Liebelson

Inside The Koch Campaign To Reform Criminal Justice

HuffingtonPost.com | Dana Liebelson | Posted 02.10.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Koch Industries, Inc., the corporation led by conservative billionaires Charles and David Koch, is holding discussions with a coalition ...

Igor Bobic

Trio Of GOP Presidential Hopefuls Pan Romney 3.0, Talk Income Inequality

HuffingtonPost.com | Igor Bobic | Posted 01.26.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A trio of Republican presidential hopefuls serving in the U.S. Senate participated in a quasi-debate Sunday night, where they weighed in...

Republican Gadfly on War Path Against Republicans

Jason Salzman | Posted 02.22.2015 | Denver
Jason Salzman

During this year's GOP primary, top Colorado Republicans, including Colorado GOP Chair Ryan Call and Attorney General John Suthers, claimed to have no knowledge of a GOP-funded campaign attacking Colorado gubernatorial candidate Tom Tancredo.

The Koch Machine Gets Even Bigger

politico.com | Posted 12.08.2014 | Politics

The Koch brothers and their allies are pumping tens of millions of dollars into a data company that’s developing detailed, state-of-the-art profiles...

What Your 'Fill Her Up' Really Buys -- Our Elections

Carl Pope | Posted 12.22.2014 | Green
Carl Pope

Locally our gasoline and diesel purchases are the most lethal toxin in American politics. Just a couple of weeks out from the election it's good to remind ourselves -- lots of voters may not think the ballot counts, but Big Oil knows better.

Here Is The Richest Woman In Each State

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 10.10.2014 | Business

When we think about the most powerful women in America, names like Oprah Winfrey, Janet Yellen, and Sheryl Sandberg come to mind. But measure sheerly ...

The Koch Agenda and the Republican Party: Why Won't They Answer the Question?

Mike Lux | Posted 12.02.2014 | Politics
Mike Lux

The Koch agenda, which is now on tape and in transcript form for anyone who wants to look, is devastating to Republicans if Democrats make it an issue. Democrats just have keep asking the question Republicans refuse to answer, about whether they would repudiate the agenda laid out at the Kochs' secret conference.

Overseeing Koch Profits: The Roots of David Vitter's Green Billionaires Club Report

Steve Horn | Posted 10.24.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

A DeSmogBlog investigation reveals that Kristina Moore, the Senate staffer listed as the author of U.S. Sen. David Vitter's (R-La.) "green billionaire's club" report published by the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee (EPW) on July 30, has career roots tracing back to the Koch Brothers' right-wing machine.

Green Billionaires Club? David Vitter Owns Stock in Coal Utilities Fighting EPA Carbon Rules

Steve Horn | Posted 10.08.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

Critics of the report say it is propaganda designed to skewer the Obama EPA and environmental philanthropists for "conspiring to help the environment."

Zach Carter

Koch Brothers Throw More Money Behind Long-Shot GOP Senate Challenger

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Koch-Backed Group Shovels Money Towards Monica Wehby's Home Turf

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 07.17.2014 | Politics

A nonprofit funded by Charles and David Koch is reportedly spending almost $2 million on airtime in Oregon, where Republican Monica Wehby is campaigni...

Zach Carter

House Passes Bill To Aid Koch Brothers, Deregulate Wall Street

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 06.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a financial deregulation package that would benefit the Koch brothers and the nation...

Zach Carter

How Democrats Are Accidentally Helping The Koch Brothers

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 06.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Over the past two years, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) has repeatedly wrestled with factions of his own party as he tries to...

Why Koch Brothers Can't Whine About Harry Reid

Salon | Posted 05.16.2014 | Politics

Harry Reid is a troll. He’s an effective majority leader and he knows how to work within the sticky labyrinth of official DC to get things done, but...

Keystone XL Review Extended, Delaying Final Decision Until After 2014 Elections

Steve Horn | Posted 06.18.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

Reuters and Politico broke a major story today that TransCanada's northern leg of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline will not be decided on until after the 2014 mid-term elections.

Three Branches of Government

Jeff Danziger | Posted 06.04.2014 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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U.S. Judge Throws Out Koch's Damages In Fake Wine Case

Reuters | Posted 05.31.2014 | Politics

(Adds comment from Koch spokesman, paragraphs 9-10) By Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK, March 31 (Reuters) - A federal judge h...

Ryan J. Reilly

Loading Koch Industries Website Too Many Times In 1 Minute Just Cost This Truck Driver $183,000

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 12.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Wisconsin man who, for one minute, took part in an Anonymous-sponsored effort to overwhelm the website of Koch Industries has been sen...

Climate Change This Week: Future Freakout Forecast, Green Transformations, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 10.07.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

IPCC: Global Warming Will Create a More Violent, Sicker, Poorer Future says the reputable Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change in a new study, re...

Koch Group Wades Into Tiny Iowa Election

AP | RYAN J. FOLEY | Posted 10.31.2013 | Politics

CORALVILLE, Iowa -- CORALVILLE, Iowa (AP) — No election may be too small for the independent political groups vying for influence in the United Stat...

Friday Talking Points -- PBS, Citizen Koch, and Obama's Press Conference

Chris Weigant | Posted 10.09.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Love him or hate him, call him "patriot" or "traitor" -- it is now absolutely impossible to argue that Edward Snowden's leaks weren't effective, meaningful, and will actually cause the federal government to have a national conversation with its citizens about what it feels it is legally able to do.

Cantor, Ryan Headline Big Koch Event

Politico | Ken Vogel and Jake Sherman | Posted 08.07.2013 | Politics
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Rep. Paul Ryan, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor and New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez secretly spoke to wealthy donors at the Koch brothers’ recentl...

Doug's Dozen: Koch Bros' Top 12 Slogans Against Health Insurance

Doug Molitor | Posted 09.24.2013 | Comedy
Doug Molitor

News item: David Koch-founded FreedomWorks and its GOP allies are mobilizing a counter-offensive including town hall meetings, protests and media pr...

Koch Brother Launches New Campaign

AP | Posted 07.10.2013 | Politics

WICHITA, Kan. -- Wealthy businessman Charles Koch has launched a $200,000 ad campaign in Wichita focused on political and economic issues. The chairm...