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Zach Carter

Koch Brothers Throw More Money Behind Long-Shot GOP Senate Challenger

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

The Koch Brothers' Agenda and the Real War at Home

Lisa Graves | Posted 07.25.2014 | Politics
Lisa Graves

Two of the richest men in the entire world are plotting to dominate our elections this fall, from congressional races to school board seats.

A Principle Is a Terrible Thing to Waste

Lee A. Saunders | Posted 07.10.2014 | Politics
Lee A. Saunders

Last month, United Negro College Fund President Michael Lomax announced that his organization has received a $25-million grant from the billionaire industrialist Koch brothers, who also fund efforts to suppress voters' rights and workers' rights. I sent the following letter to Lomax on July 8.

Ryan Grim

'Sometimes You Step On Your Whatever'

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 06.26.2014 | Politics

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) conceded that his effort to distinguish between the money spent by Sheldon Adelson in politics and the mone...

Paul Blumenthal

Prosecutors Allege Scott Walker At Center Of Campaign Finance Criminal Conspiracy

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 06.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Prosecutors allege that Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) was at the center of a criminal conspiracy to illegally coordinate the activitie...

What Were Rubio and McConnell Plotting in Secret With the Koch Brothers?

Mike Lux | Posted 06.18.2014 | Politics
Mike Lux

We can't let these secretive billionaires with their sleazy agenda for America take our country over. We need to take on the billionaires, expose the lies behind their secretive political slush funds, and take our country back.

Koch Brothers Elicit Mixed Feelings In Their Kansas Hometown

The New York Times | Posted 06.17.2014 | Politics

WICHITA, Kan. — In national politics, playing in Charles Koch’s arena can mean saturation advertising against vulnerable Democrats, calls for tax ...

Koch Brothers Plan Huge Spending Spree In 2014

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 06.16.2014 | Politics

The billionaire Koch brothers and their political network are planning to spend almost $300 million during the 2014 election cycle, some of which will...

Paul Blumenthal

David Koch, Donald Trump Lead Wealthy Donors Past Now-Dead Campaign Finance Limit

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 05.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Some wealthy donors have already blown past limits on campaign contributions to political parties that were voided by the Supreme Court'...

Bernie Sanders: Koch Brothers Hold Same 'Despotic' Views As In 1980

The Huffington Post | Christine Conetta | Posted 05.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Bernie Sanders is still fighting the influence of the Koch brothers. The Vermont Senator spoke at the screening of Robert Greenwald...

Michael McAuliff

Koch Brothers Revealed In Damning Film Exposé

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The billionaire Koch brothers have spent hundreds of millions of dollars because they don't want the government messing with Americans' ...

Christina Wilkie

Koch Brothers' Secrets Revealed In New Book

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 05.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Charles and David Koch are the unofficial standard-bearers of a new generation of billionaires, willing to spend immense sums to influen...

Reid Claims Koch Brothers Are One Of The 'Main Causes' Of Climate Change

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 05.07.2014 | Politics

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) continued his crusade against Charles and David Koch on Wednesday, claiming that the billionaire brothers a...

Enviro Group Slams Cory Gardner As 'Too Extreme' In New Ad

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 06.29.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Groups independent of the likely nominees in Colorado's Senate race are running ads that question the motives of the candidates, a...

Boogeymen And Shady Deals Define Spin For Senate

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 06.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The fight for the Senate majority boils down to boogeyman billionaires against the shifty septuagenarian — if party operatives' ...

Keystone XL Review Extended, Delaying Final Decision Until After 2014 Elections

Steve Horn | Posted 06.18.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

Reuters and Politico broke a major story today that TransCanada's northern leg of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline will not be decided on until after the 2014 mid-term elections.

Who Are the Koch Brothers and What Do They Want?

Sen. Bernie Sanders | Posted 06.17.2014 | Politics
Sen. Bernie Sanders

The truth is that the agenda of the Koch brothers is to move this country from a democratic society with a strong middle class to an oligarchic form of society in which the economic and political life of the nation are controlled by a handful of billionaire families.

Koch Brothers Net Worth Soars Past $100 Billion

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 04.17.2014 | Politics

Charles and David Koch hit a milestone on Wednesday, as a $1.3 billion boost to their collective fortune sent their net worth above $100 billion, acco...

Conservatives Likely To Target Obamacare At Big Summit

Posted 06.12.2014 | Politics

By STEVE PEOPLES, The Associated Press BOSTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama's health care overhaul is coming under renewed attack as some of the n...

What Shrinking Newsrooms Mean in the Age of the Koch Brothers and Billionaire Donors

Eric Boehlert | Posted 06.10.2014 | Media
Eric Boehlert

The news regarding the Star-Ledger isn't just about the challenges New Jersey's largest newspaper faces with a newsroom one-third its previous size. The larger question is what happens to newsgathering, and what happens to a democracy, when the cutbacks show no signs of abating while super-donor forces in politics exert unprecedented influence?

Paul Blumenthal

Nothing Really Compares To The Koch Political Empire

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 04.09.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As billionaire conservatives Charles and David Koch become a focus of Democratic Party attacks for their big spending in the 2014 electi...

XL Pipeline: Sen. Whitehouse and Rep. Waxman Question Koch Bros

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 06.06.2014 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

As a writer on environmental issues, as well as a person concerned about the future of the planet, I am anxiously awaiting the decision on the XL pipe...

Supreme Court Right-Wingers Poison Majority-Rule Democracy

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 06.07.2014 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

Squelching political corruption was the purpose of the campaign spending finance laws that the right-wing justices gutted. The spending limits shrank billionaires' ability buy politicians.

Dems Revive Familiar Tactic To Attack Kochs

The New York Times | Posted 04.05.2014 | Politics

After months of wincing in the face of negative ads funded by the industrialists David and Charles Koch, Democrats believe they have finally found a w...

Amanda Terkel

Harry Reid Hit As 'Brain Dead,' 'Off His Meds' By Conservatives After Koch Criticisms

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) has sure touched a nerve. In recent weeks, the soft-spoken former boxer has been aggressi...