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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.

Koch-Backed Group's Efforts May Have Backfired

AP | RYAN J. FOLEY | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

IOWA CITY, Iowa — IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A powerful interest group's aggressive efforts to sway a normally sleepy city election in Iowa may ha...

Koch-Backed Group Injects Itself Into Small Town Races

The New York Times | Posted 11.04.2013 | Politics

CORALVILLE, Iowa — Election seasons in this small eastern Iowa town are usually cordial affairs. But this year, a group backed by the billionaire Ko...

Koch Brothers, Adelson Face Off Over GOP Convention

www.washingtonpost.com | Posted 10.30.2013 | Politics

No one gave more money to Republican and conservative causes in the 2012 election cycle than Sheldon Adelson, the billionaire casino magnate, and Char...

The Kochs Don't Realize That They Are, Singlehandedly, Paving the Way to Single Payer

Paul Abrams | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Instead of the Affordable Care Act becoming President Obama's Waterloo, the Kochs' war against it may turn out to be their Iraq. Who, after all, believes Bush actually intended to strengthen Iran and the Shia?

Harvard's Silence on Climate Change: Donor Savvy or Bad Strategy?

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 12.23.2013 | Green
Carol Pierson Holding

It seems Harvard's anti-divestment decision might be simply put, a practical fund-raising strategy. But the school is missing even bigger opportunities.

Why Is WGBH Legitimizing David Koch's Climate Change Denial?

Daniel Souweine | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media
Daniel Souweine

The issue of Koch being on the board is not what he does to WGBH and its programming, but what they are doing for him.

Kate Sheppard

Activists Slam David Koch's Public TV Role

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 10.10.2013 | Politics

An environmental activist group wants Boston's public television and radio affiliate to bump billionaire conservative donor David Koch from its board ...

Exile's Return to American Health Care

Beth Arnold | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Beth Arnold

As someone who has lived where getting health care isn't a nightmare, I know that what the Republicans and tea party really fear is that Americans are going to discover how wonderful it is.

Buffoonery on the Brink

Richard J. Rosendall | Posted 10.09.2013 | Politics
Richard J. Rosendall

The brinkmanship in Washington is getting a little heady, so let's summarize: The thug from Texas by way of Princeton and Harvard says to The Worst Pr...