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Koch Brothers Make Ambitious Political Expansion

Politico | Posted 06.15.2012 | Politics

The Koch brothers’ political operation has increasingly come to resemble its own political party -- and later this month in San Diego, it will hold ...

'Green News Report' - June 14, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.14.2012 | 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: Big Oil w...

Peter H. Stone

Koch Brothers Aim To Spread Wealth Through Conservative Ecosystem

HuffingtonPost.com | Peter H. Stone | Posted 10.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As they strategize to spend as much as $400 million to defeat President Barack Obama and help Republicans win control of Congress, the b...

GOP Groups Planning Record Campaign

Politico | Posted 05.30.2012 | Politics

Republican super PACs and other outside groups shaped by a loose network of prominent conservatives -- including Karl Rove, the Koch brothers and Tom ...

Campaign 2012: Show Me the Money

Bob Burnett | Posted 07.04.2012 | Politics
Bob Burnett

One of the most famous quotes of the Vietnam War came after the battle of Ben Tre when a US military officer said, "It became necessary to destroy the town to save it." That's the situation Obama is in. In 2012 it may be necessary to destroy the political process in order to save it.

When Politics Becomes the Game

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 07.03.2012 | Politics
Heather Taylor-Miesle

Mann and Ornstein are no lightweight centrists; they are the Republicans of the Republicans. If they see fault in their party's lurch to the far right, then you know things have gotten out of hand.

Paul Blumenthal

Anti-Obama Group Wants To Hide Donors

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 05.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The recent district court ruling in the case Van Hollen v. Federal Election Commission that requires groups spending money on certain el...

Republican Groups Fund Ads Attacking Obama With Misinformation

The Huffington Post | Lucia Graves | Posted 04.30.2012 | Politics

Top Republican groups released web videos attacking President Barack Obama last week with an emphasis on the president's record on green-energy invest...

Koch-Backed Group Announces Big Ad Buy Against Obama

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 04.26.2012 | Politics

Americans For Prosperity, the conservative group backed by billionaires Charles and David Koch, announced Thursday a $6 million ad buy hitting Preside...

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...