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Wake up Boehner, John. Morning Bells Are Ringing: The Dems Won

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 01.12.2013 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

The vast majority of Americans are willing to do their part to support their country. And they expect no special exemption from that responsibility for the nation's richest. They sent that message Tuesday through their ballot choices. John Boehner must have snoozed through that missive.

GOP Groups Spill Secrets To Avoid Fail

Politico | Posted 10.19.2012 | Politics

For two years, outside money was a secretive game, with deep-pocketed conservative groups refusing to detail their methods or strategies -- let alone ...

Walker's New Koch Connection

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 10.18.2012 | Politics

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) is slated to be the "special guest" at a New York Republican Party fundraiser co-hosted by billionaire David Koch next...

Koch Brothers: We're Victims

Robert Greenwald and Jesse Lava | Posted 12.16.2012 | Politics
Robert Greenwald and Jesse Lava

In the wake of Mitt Romney's griping that 47 percent of the country is mooching off rich folks like him, Charles and David Koch are now suggesting that they, too, are victims.

David And Charles Koch Send Pro-Romney Mailing To 50,000 Employees

Posted 10.15.2012 | Business

David and Charles Koch are "attempting to control their workers' votes" by sending out pro-Romney informational packets and "stifling workplace politi...

John Celock

Koch Group Backs Pro-Slavery Legislators

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 10.10.2012 | Politics

Americans for Prosperity, the advocacy group backed by billionaires David and Charles Koch, has distributed mail praising votes cast by two members of...

Florida Conservatives Launch Attack On Controversial New Target

Reuters | Posted 11.25.2012 | Miami

* 3 justices targeted by state Republican Party * Americans for Prosperity ad criticizes high court By Michael Peltier ...

I'm Just Mad About Mitt

Sandi Bachom | Posted 11.23.2012 | Politics
Sandi Bachom

When snooty Anne Romney refers to us as "you people" one might expect the next words out of her mouth, "The peasants are revolting...you bet, they stink on ice!" But mostly, I'm just mad about Mitt!

Mitt Romney's Horror Movie: 'The Help.' And They're... Everywhere. So Who's Next: David Koch? Karl Rove?

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 11.21.2012 | Politics
Jesse Kornbluth

It's the most delicious irony. In that instantly famous video, Mitt Romney disdained America's government-dependent "victims" with their tiny incomes...

Paul Blumenthal

Koch Brothers Targeted By 'Greed Agenda' Bus Tour

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 09.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Koch brothers might be coming to a town near you, but not in a way that they'd want. Patriot Majority USA is launching a national bu...

Voters Beware: Koch Brothers are Billion-Dollar Hypocrites

Robert Greenwald | Posted 11.10.2012 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

The Koch brothers have surprised many of us with a newfound penchant for the public spotlight, yet one can't help but wonder whether it's all just a p...

Billionaire Republican Donor Says We May Need Higher Taxes

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 08.31.2012 | Business

Even billionaire Republican donor David Koch says the U.S. probably needs higher taxes to reduce the federal budget deficit. "I think it's essentia...

David Koch: 'I Believe In Gay Marriage'

Politico | Posted 08.30.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -- Billionaire industrialist David Koch, who is helping steer millions of dollars to elect Mitt Romney and congressional Republicans, on T...

Koch Brother Makes Unusual Appearance At Convention

Politico | Posted 08.30.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -- The Republican National Convention seems a strange place for a press-shy billionaire benefactor of iconoclastic libertarian causes that...

Paul Blumenthal

'Koch Brothers Must Just Be Doing A Dance'

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 08.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On Tuesday night at a $7 million fundraiser hosted by Exxon Mobil chief executive Rex Tillerson and attended by 125 guests, many of them...

The Koch Brothers Must Have LOVED Monopoly as Kids

Robert Greenwald | Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

What the Kochs want is to use their vast fortune to influence the political beliefs of people with a millionth their net worth, getting the middle class to buy into the notion that what's good for the rich is good for everyone.

Liberal Group Targets Koch Brothers In New Campaign To 'Stop The Greed Agenda'

The Huffington Post | Patrick Svitek | Posted 08.21.2012 | Politics

A liberal nonprofit group with ties to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) wants to make the Koch brothers famous outside the Beltway establish...

Liberal Group Fights Back Against The Kochs

Politico | Posted 08.21.2012 | Politics

A liberal non-profit group linked to Harry Reid is launching what it says will be a long-term multimillion-dollar advertising campaign targeting the c...

Jason Linkins

Koch Brothers Fire Back At Zach Galifianakis?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.07.2012 | Politics

One would sort of imagine that seeing yourself lampooned in a big feature-film satire about contemporary politics would be something of an honor, or a...

Koch Group Planning Gigantic Campaign

AP | Posted 10.02.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK — An independent group supporting Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney says it's launching a multimillion-dollar advertising c...

Koch Brothers Rip Page From Soros Playbook

Bloomberg | Posted 08.01.2012 | Politics

The door-knockers wearing matching T- shirts and carrying electronic tablets loaded with maps and survey scripts fanned out on a recent evening across...

Poverty and the 1 Percent on Long Island

Karl Grossman | Posted 09.24.2012 | Politics
Karl Grossman

Poverty and extreme wealth on Long Island, where I live, have been in the national spotlight in recent days.

Greg Rosalsky

Frank Lautenberg Takes On Koch Brothers

HuffingtonPost.com | Greg Rosalsky | Posted 07.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On Thursday, Koch Industries escalated what began as a quick jab by Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.) into a heated back-and-forth. The c...

Protesters Target Romney's Koch 'Problem'

Southampton Patch | Posted 07.08.2012 | Politics

Billionaire David Koch hosted a $50,000-per-person fundraiser Sunday afternoon for Governor Mitt Romney at his oceanfront Southampton estate, as a blo...

Secret Service, Police Make Arrests Outside Romney Event

Southampton Patch | Brendan J. O'Reilly | Posted 07.08.2012 | Politics

Two boaters in waters off The Creeks, billionaire Ronald Perelman's 57-acre East Hampton Village estate — where Mitt Romney was scheduled to be pres...