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Charles Koch Says He's Unimpressed With 2016 Candidates

The Huffington Post | Nadya Agrawal | Posted 11.03.2015 | Politics

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Did Walker Walk the Walk?

Arnold Steinberg | Posted 09.22.2015 | Politics
Arnold Steinberg

The money problems in Walker's official campaign are a symptom, not the cause, of his collapse. Trump, over the summer, changed the political landscape; that affected not just Walker and Perry, but the entire field. And the genesis of Walker's decline predated Trump's entrance into the race.

Trump and the Koch-heads

Mike Lux | Posted 08.07.2015 | Politics
Mike Lux

What will finally defeat Trump is not likely to be the Donald himself, but the combined might of the people who control the Republican party: Mainly the Koch brothers and those, both politicians and other big money players, who trail in their wake.

Friday Talking Points -- The Debate Debate

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.31.2015 | Entertainment
Chris Weigant

In normal years, this would be the official kickoff to the political Silly Season. This year, however, is not normal, as instead we're right at the kickoff of Presidential Debate Season, and the votes are already in -- the silly subject we're all going to obsess over this year is named Donald Trump.

Zach Carter

Republican Nirvana: Congress Votes On Bill To Aid Wall Street Banks ... And The Koch Brothers | Zach Carter | Posted 06.10.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans will vote Wednesday on a bill to help Wall Street banks and the Koch Brothers avoid regulatory scrutiny for risky trad...

Koch Donors Uncloaked

Politico | Posted 10.14.2014 | Politics

The deep-pocketed political network created by the billionaire conservatives Charles and David Koch this summer quietly launched a super PAC that can ...

Koch-Backed Group Vastly Understated Its Election Spending

Center for Public Integrity | Michael Beckel | Posted 07.30.2014 | Politics

By Michael Beckel Center for Public Integrity This story was originally published by The Center for Public Integrity, which is a nonprofit, nonp...

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...

Zach Carter

House Passes Bill To Aid Koch Brothers, Deregulate Wall Street | 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 | 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...

It's About Time, Again

Paula Gordon | Posted 08.06.2014 | Politics
Paula Gordon

For those who judge their financial interests or ideological blindness to be more reliable than evidence, American energy policy has been a success. For the rest of us, it has been clear for decades that the policy is an abject failure.

Sam Stein

Half The Country Doesn't Know Who The Koch Brothers Are | Sam Stein | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- More than half of the country has no idea who the Koch brothers are. That was the news from a George Washington University Battlegro...

Republican Offers Major Praise For Koch Brothers

Posted 03.20.2014 | Politics

Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) had high praise for the Koch brothers while speaking at a town hall event at Blanchard Elementary in Shreveport, Louisiana o...

This Is Who Controls The Koch Brothers' Political Network

ProPublica | Kim Barker and Theodoric Meyer | Posted 03.17.2014 | Politics

Libertarian billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch were among the first to grasp the political potential of social welfare groups and trade assoc...

Right Wing 'Wanted' Poster for JFK: Sound Familiar?

Paul Abrams | Posted 03.16.2014 | Politics
Paul Abrams

The difference between the '60s paranoia and today's is that now we have FoxNews, Drudge, talk-radio the internet, and billionaire funders so that this insanity can magnified and instantaneously transmitted to larger and larger audiences.

PaulitiFacts Top 10 Political Lies of 2012

Paul Abrams | Posted 03.02.2013 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Like all the professional lie-rating agencies PaulitiFacts was overwhelmed with the deliberate and unabashed lies emanating from Mitt Romney and his campaign.

Koch Brothers Cancel Big Event After Rough Election Season

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 12.12.2012 | Politics

The Koch brothers are postponing their semi-annual meeting with donors, Republican politicians and conservative activists, National Review reports. ...

Deja Vu All Over Again*

Paula Gordon | Posted 12.15.2012 | Politics
Paula Gordon

Getting -- and counting -- every single legitimate vote cast that day is the surest path to rekindling the spirit not only of '68. It's also true to the Spirit of '76. That would be 1776: principles and lessons of the past helping US to guide and create our future.

Ryan Grim

Billionaire Koch Brother Accused Of Imprisoning Employee | Ryan Grim | Posted 10.13.2012 | Politics

Billionaire William Koch is facing a lawsuit in federal court from a former top-level employee who claims the energy mogul lured him to a secluded pro...

Voter ID Laws Live On

Don Ringe | Posted 12.10.2012 | Politics
Don Ringe

In 2012, the Kochs and Karl Rove have fueled legislation to require stringent voter identification in states they helped pack with Republican lawmakers and governors in the 2010 Republican sweep.

Feint Praise

Paula Gordon | Posted 11.24.2012 | Politics
Paula Gordon

When the plutocrats and their minions abuse the average citizen, it is called "oppression." When the oppressed presumed to assert their rights as citizens, the Republicans call it "class warfare." We call it justice ... or, the American way. No feints in that.

WATCH: 'The Koch Brothers: Godfathers of Greed'

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 08.21.2012 | Politics
John Wellington Ennis

In celebration of the Koch Brothers' San Diego convention this weekend, here is a newly-released short doc highlighting the nefarious background of the Kochs and revealing how a little protest and exposure can send the billionaire brothers into a tizzy.

Romney-Ryan's Why Nations Fail Economy vs. Obama's Built to Last Economy

Paul Abrams | Posted 06.05.2012 | Politics
Paul Abrams

One cannot read Why Nations Fail during this campaign season without recognizing on every page the authors' criteria for successful nations fulfilled by President Obama's built-to-last economic policies and the failing nations' policies being consciously pursued by Romney-Ryan.

As the World Turns

Paula Gordon | Posted 06.01.2012 | Business
Paula Gordon

SAG-AFTRA, one union, now stands where once there were a separate Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Actors. The labor movement is far from dead.

Koch Brothers Waging Extraordinary Campaign

Slate | David Weigel | Posted 03.05.2012 | Politics

On Friday afternoon, as the Washington offices of the Cato Institute were emptying out for the weekend, the libertarian think tank's president sent an...