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Study Confirms Tea Party Was Created by Big Tobacco and Billionaire Koch Brothers

Brendan DeMelle | Posted 04.13.2013 | Green
Brendan DeMelle

A new academic study confirms that front groups with longstanding ties to the tobacco industry and the billionaire Koch brothers planned the formation of the Tea Party movement more than a decade before it exploded onto the U.S. political scene.

Tea Party Ally Considering Challenge To Christie's Reelection

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 02.04.2013 | Politics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) could find himself with a Tea Party challenger in his bid for a second term this year. Former Atlantic County F...

Is Losing The New GOP Strategy?

New York Magazine | Jonathan Chait | Posted 01.16.2013 | Politics

Now why, you might ask, would Republicans tolerate the passage of a bill they overwhelmingly oppose? They didn’t have to pass it — they could have...

John Celock

GOP Gov Declares He's 'Not Beholden' To Special Interests

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 01.15.2013 | Politics

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback (R) used his State of the State address Tuesday evening to push to eliminate the state income tax and to call for overhaulin...

Tea Party 'In Disarray' Looking For Big Help

Politico | Posted 01.11.2013 | Politics

The tea party may have been built by the grass roots, but in order to survive, it’s going to have to rely on the Beltway political machines and big ...

Paul Blumenthal

Influential Groups Oppose Big Cliff Deal

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Three influential conservative groups that helped to defeat Speaker John Boehner's "Plan B" before Christmas called for a "no" vote on t...

Paul Blumenthal

Koch Brother Ally Given Huge Job In State

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Conservative groups may have been embarrassed on the national stage by their failure to remove President Barack Obama from the White Hou...

The Koch Brothers Would Like To Wish You A 'Merry Taxmas'

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 12.19.2012 | Business

The holiday season is a time for giving. It's also apparently a time to make demands about fiscal policy and then spread them around to all your frien...

Republicans To Push Anti-Union Bills In More States

Reuters | Posted 02.12.2013 | Politics

* Neighboring Midwest states could be next battlegrounds * Advocates seeking to end "closed-shop" system * Michigan outc...

The Oligarchs' Coup in Michigan

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 02.11.2013 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

In the coming months we'll see how many people in Michigan really have accepted the Republicans' disingenuous and bogus notion that it would be a good thing for the state to force everyone to earn less money.

WATCH: Chris Matthews Hammers Conservative Guest

Posted 12.12.2012 | Media

Chris Matthews continuously hammered a conservative guest he hosted on his Tuesday night MSNBC show. Matthews dedicated one segment on Michigan's ...

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. ...

John Celock

GOP Leader Says Party Needs To 'Be More Tolerant'

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 12.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The leader of Kansas' moderate Republican faction says that the GOP nationally needs to be more open to moderates, along with embracing ...

John Celock

Lawmakers Celebrate Bipartisanship

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 12.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The nation's state legislators concluded their fall forum here Friday by praising bipartisanship through a tribute to their former leade...

Paul Blumenthal

How DeMint Could Change Heritage Foundation

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Jim DeMint's (R-S.C.) resignation from the Senate and appointment to lead the Heritage Foundation jolted Washington on Thursday. It...

Paul Blumenthal

Dark Money Conservative Groups Oppose Boehner Fiscal Proposal

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Two of the most powerful and politically active conservative groups in Washington are not pleased with the fiscal cliff proposal put for...

Don't Believe the Spin. Dark Money Won.

Timothy Karr | Posted 01.20.2013 | Politics
Timothy Karr

The Obama victory didn't signal the demise of big-money politics. It didn't spell the end of the super PAC, far from it. And the election wasn't a train wreck for political advertising -- even after groups paid billions for spots that supported losing candidate.

'Green News Report' - November 13, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.13.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY...

Meet Koch Brothers Employee David Spady, Darling of LA Fox "News"

Rick Jacobs | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Rick Jacobs

Want to know how the right-wing astroturf machine works? Want to see how they use power and money to drown out the voice of the people? Want to see the motivations behind the Koch Brothers' hit man in California?

Paul Blumenthal

'Dark Money' Floods 2012 Election

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 11.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Four conservative nonprofits and the business industry's lead trade association have spent nearly $300 million on political efforts over...

'Green News Report' - November 1, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.01.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY...

'Green News Report' - October 30, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 12.30.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY...

'Green News Report' - October 30, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 12.30.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY...

'Green News Report' - October 30, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 12.30.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY...

'Green News Report' - October 25, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 12.25.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY...