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Paul Blumenthal

Koch Central Bank Freedom Partners Distributed Millions In Dark Money In 2013

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 09.18.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce, the central hub of the political empire of the billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch, report...

Paul Blumenthal

Dark Money Groups That Spent Millions In 2012 Vanish In 2014

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 09.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Iowa-based conservative nonprofit group American Future Fund released new advertisements nearly every week from the spring of 2012 t...

Andrew Perez

Benghazi Becomes Issue In Arizona GOP Primary For Governor

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrew Perez | Posted 05.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A conservative group trying to use the deadly 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, to motivate the Republican base isn'...

Andrew Perez

Former 'Dark Money' Man For Kochs Was Behind Mystery Video In Arizona Race

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrew Perez | Posted 05.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A firm run by noted former Koch brothers operative Sean Noble was behind the scenes of a recent dispute alleging improper coordination b...

How Citizens United Gave Rise To A New Breed Of Power Brokers

ProPublica | Kim Barker and Theodoric Meyer | Posted 02.16.2014 | Politics

For a brief, giddy moment, Sean Noble, a little-known former aide to an Arizona congressman, became one of the most important people in American polit...

Kate Sheppard

Utility Paid Koch-Backed Nonprofit To Run Ads Against Solar Policy

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 10.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Arizona's largest utility admitted this week that it had paid a national conservative group to run anti-solar ads, after denying earlier...

Paul Blumenthal

Revealed: Gap Founders Among Corporate Titans Behind California's 'Dark Money' Controversy

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 11.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Well-known corporate chiefs funded illegal "dark money" contributions to groups in the Koch brothers' political network that were involv...

Paul Blumenthal

Major Settlement Reached In 'Dark Money' Case

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- California's Fair Political Practices Commission on Thursday will announce a settlement in its probe into an $11 million contribution ma...

Peter H. Stone

'Wizard' Behind Kochs' Donor Network Now On The Outs

HuffingtonPost.com | Peter H. Stone | Posted 10.04.2013 | Politics

In 2009, as conservative consultant Sean Noble was poised to launch the Center to Protect Patient Rights, an Arizona-based advocacy group, he was invi...

Paul Blumenthal

Small-Business Lobby Linked To Billionaire Koch Brothers

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 09.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The National Federation of Independent Business received a $500,000 contribution from a group funded by the daisy chain of conservative ...