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Tea party leader Dick Armey gets first-class treatment

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 06.19.2012 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

By Rachael MarcusiWatch NewsDick Armey is a former House Majority Leader and current chairman of FreedomWorks, which serves as a hub for tea party g...

Kochs, Lies and Videotape

Robert Greenwald | Posted 05.31.2012 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

This week as I premiered my new film, Koch Brothers Exposed -- the result of a year-long investigation on how two billionaires are using their wealth ...

Inside Karl Rove's Fight Club

Politico | Kenneth P. Vogel | Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics

A coalition that helped Republicans retake the House majority in 2010 is back and plotting even bigger plans in 2012, with more money, more players --...

Koch Brothers v. Health Care Reform

Robert Greenwald and Jesse Lava | Posted 05.26.2012 | Politics
Robert Greenwald and Jesse Lava

Given this set of facts, the sheer reach of the Koch brothers in the movement to overturn health care reform is staggering. They have seeded and cultivated the very network of organizations that's now threatening to undo the most significant progressive reform in a generation.

Republicans Rally In Wisconsin (Live Updates)

Wauwatosa Patch | Patch Staff | Posted 03.24.2012 | Politics

Patch will be blogging live Saturday from the "Defending the American Dream" Summit in Milwaukee, an educational and training conference aimed at gear...

Why Is the GOP Ignoring Its Own Climate Scientists About Climate Change?

Marvin Meadors | Posted 05.22.2012 | Green
Marvin Meadors

Before we get conservative politicians to change their minds regarding climate change we must get them to listen, a rather Herculean task in itself.

Obama Campaign Faces Off With Koch Brothers

The Huffington Post | Leigh Owens | Posted 03.02.2012 | Politics

The Obama campaign has started a petition aimed at forcing Americans for Prosperity, the conservative group backed by billionaires Charles and David K...

Are the Koch Brothers Funding Rush Limbaugh?

Robert Greenwald | Posted 05.01.2012 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

Are the Koch brothers funding Limbaugh? I'm not sure Rush has ever sent them an invoice. But he doesn't have to. And that's what's so insidious about what the Kochs do.

Koch Brothers Fuel Anti-Union Push In Another State

The Huffington Post | Leigh Owens | Posted 03.01.2012 | Politics

In Arizona, Republican efforts to dismantle public unions took another step forward this week. On Tuesday, the state Senate passed a bill banning t...

Paul Blumenthal

Leaked Documents Show Effort To Influence A Potential Walker Recall

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 02.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Recently leaked documents show that a Chicago-based conservative think tank plans to spend money on an issue-advocacy campaign timed to ...

Walker Gets Boost From Koch Group

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 02.08.2012 | Politics

Americans for Prosperity Foundation, a conservative group chaired by David Koch, is pumping at least $700,000 in ads defending Wisconsin Gov. Scott Wa...

Governor Walker's Day Has Come

Jim Worth | Posted 03.24.2012 | Politics
Jim Worth

Only two Governor's have been recalled in our long history. It looks like the Wisconsin Governor will make history by becoming the third.

Is Your Senator Representing Charles and David Koch?

Robert Greenwald | Posted 03.14.2012 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

Billionaire industrialists Charles and David Koch look like they're easy graders. Their Tea Party group released its rankings this week of senators and congressman who tow the Koch line most, and it gave a total of 44 A+s for the 112th Congress.

Paul Blumenthal

More Than $1.5 Million Wasted On Him

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.27.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Ben Nelson's Hamlet routine ended Tuesday as the Nebraska Democrat announced that he would retire from the Senate at the end of thi...

'Green News Report' - December 22, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 02.21.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Breaking:...

'Green News Report' - December 20, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 02.19.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Rush Limb...

'Green News Report' - December 15, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 02.14.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Arsenic a...

'Green News Report' - December 13, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 02.12.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Climate c...

'Green News Report' - December 8, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 02.07.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Triumph o...

Matt Sledge

Detroit Bridge Battle Pits City Residents Against Each Other

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 11.18.2011 | Detroit

DETROIT -- The battle for a bridge over the Detroit River has been fierce. On one side of the fight stands a billionaire who does not want to see his ...

Controversial Arizona Sheriff Heckled At Tea Party Event

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 11.14.2011 | Politics

Maricopa County, Ariz. Sheriff was heckled Saturday as he spoke at the "Choose Liberty 2012" event hosted by the Eastern Orlando Tea Party and America...

The Problem With Conservatives Isn't Ideology -- It's Lying

John Stoehr | Posted 01.11.2012 | Politics
John Stoehr

Forget that Americans for Prosperity is backed by billionaires continuing to mold domestic policy. Forget that the U.S. Supreme Court's Citizens United ruling removed all legal obstacles to pursuing that end. And forget about ideology. The real problem is that they lie.

Occupy Wall Street: American as Apple Pie

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 01.11.2012 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

In 1776, had the American revolutionaries tried the Barack Obama approach of "reaching out" in a spirit of "cooperation" with the Tories and the British Crown there never would have been a United States of America in the first place.

Cain's Other Scandal

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 01.11.2012 | Politics
Heather Taylor-Miesle

Mark Block, Herman Cain's chief of staff, has been implicated in a host of campaign financing improprieties. And as researchers pore over financial documents, they have found substantial links between Cain, Block, and the Koch Brothers.

The Koch Brothers Lost in North Carolina

Max Stanley | Posted 01.11.2012 | Politics
Max Stanley

Ohio, Mississippi and Maine got a lot of the headlines, but North Carolina voters also struck a heroic blow against the Koch brothers in elections Tuesday night.