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Charles Koch Is Sick Of 'Collectivists' Calling Him 'Un-American'

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 04.03.2014 | Politics

Charles Koch has apparently had enough of "collectivists" criticizing his "un-American" ways. In an opinion piece published online Wednesday in The...

Dark Money Fueling a Dark Agenda

Brad Woodhouse | Posted 06.02.2014 | Politics
Brad Woodhouse

For over thirty years, the Koch agenda has remained strikingly consistent: dismantle vital government programs, protect corporate tax breaks, and rig the system for the wealthy at the expense of the middle class.

Chuck Schumer: If People Know Who The Koch Brothers Are, We're Doing Something Right

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 04.02.2014 | Politics

Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) told reporters Tuesday it isn't bad that almost half of Americans know about two of the Republican Party's biggest backers...

Sam Stein

Breaking Down Harry Reid's Latest Koch Brothers Rant

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 04.01.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) took to the Senate floor Tuesday morning to rip into the political machinations of Charles an...

U.S. Judge Throws Out Koch's Damages In Fake Wine Case

Reuters | Posted 05.31.2014 | Politics

(Adds comment from Koch spokesman, paragraphs 9-10) By Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK, March 31 (Reuters) - A federal judge h...

Democracy vs. Oligarchy

Sen. Bernie Sanders | Posted 05.31.2014 | Politics
Sen. Bernie Sanders

The great political struggle we now face is whether the United States retains its democratic heritage or whether we move toward an oligarchic form of society where the real political power rests with a handful of billionaires, not ordinary Americans.

Paul Blumenthal

Koch-Funded Network Jumps To Defend Billionaire Brothers Against Democratic Attacks

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 03.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A nonprofit group funded by Charles and David Koch to promote the reduction of national debt and government spending has been pressed in...

How The Koch Brothers Are Targeting The Hearts & Minds Of College Students

Center for Public Integrity | Dave Levinthal | Posted 03.27.2014 | Politics

By Dave Levinthal Center for Public Integrity The campus of Koch Brothers Academy spans a nation. Learn about the “role of government institu...

Sam Stein

Half The Country Doesn't Know Who The Koch Brothers Are

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- More than half of the country has no idea who the Koch brothers are. That was the news from a George Washington University Battlegro...

Dems Plan Ad Blitz Against Koch Brothers

The New York Times | Posted 03.22.2014 | Politics

Senate Majority PAC, a group that supports Democratic Senate candidates, is preparing a $3 million advertising campaign against Charles G. Koch and D...

Republican Offers Major Praise For Koch Brothers

Posted 03.20.2014 | Politics

Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) had high praise for the Koch brothers while speaking at a town hall event at Blanchard Elementary in Shreveport, Louisiana o...

This Is Who Controls The Koch Brothers' Political Network

ProPublica | Kim Barker and Theodoric Meyer | Posted 03.17.2014 | Politics

Libertarian billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch were among the first to grasp the political potential of social welfare groups and trade assoc...

Paul Blumenthal

Koch Brothers Are Outspent By A Labor Force Millions Of Times Their Size, But...

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 03.15.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As Senate Democrats build campaign attacks tying the political agenda of Charles and David Koch to Republican candidates, conservatives...

Michael McAuliff

Harry Reid To The Kochs: Come At Me, Bros

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.06.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Thursday he's not afraid of the big, bad Koch brothers, and he'll do his damnedest to reveal them...

The Richest People In The World

Forbes | Kerry A. Dolan and Luisa Kroll | Posted 03.03.2014 | Business

Forbes: The ranks of the world’s billionaires continue to scale new heights–and stretch to new corners of the world. Our global wealth team found ...

Reid Gives Epic Takedown Of The Koch Brothers

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 02.26.2014 | Politics

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) hurled criticism at the Koch brothers on Wednesday, saying the billionaires are "about as un-American as an...

Reid Blasts Koch Brothers

Reuters | Posted 04.28.2014 | Politics

(Recasts with Reid quote, adds Americans for Prosperity reaction) By Susan Heavey WASHINGTON, Feb 26 (Reuters) - U.S. S...

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...

Koch Brothers Planning Their Most Ambitious Campaign Yet

Politico | Posted 01.24.2014 | Politics

If the Koch brothers’ political operation seemed ambitious in 2010 or 2012, wait for what’s in store for 2014 and beyond....

A Power Outage in the White House?

D. R. Tucker | Posted 03.25.2014 | Green
D. R. Tucker

Is climate change too much of a psychological challenge for the president? Is it simply too much for him to confront the near-almighty power of the fossil fuel industry and the Republican (and some Democratic) politicians who are that industry's acolytes?

RNC Ditching Key Role

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican National Committee is largely getting out of the advertising business and instead will defer to super PACs and camp...

Koch-Backed Political Network Raised $400 Million In 2012 Elections

Washington Post | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

The political network spearheaded by conservative billionaires Charles and David Koch has expanded into a far-reaching operation of unrivaled complexi...

Koch-Funded Group Launches New Assault On Obamacare

Reuters | Gabriel Debenedetti | Posted 03.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Jan 2 (Reuters) - Conservative activists opposed to President Barack Obama's healthcare overhaul started a new assault on the Affordable...

Conservative Groups Plan Assault On Public Sector

The Guardian | Posted 02.04.2014 | Politics

Conservative groups across the US are planning a co-ordinated assault against public sector rights and services in the key areas of education, healthc...

Amazing Grace: A Survivor's Story

D. R. Tucker | Posted 01.26.2014 | Green
D. R. Tucker

I don't know how Dr. Mann does it. I don't know how someone can survive such brutality and still be such a calm soul, filled with hope that the climate crisis can be resolved.