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David Koch

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...

Mitt Romney's Koch Problem

Justin Ruben | Posted 09.05.2012 | Politics
Justin Ruben

Mitt Romney has a Koch problem. And it's about to get worse, after oil magnate and 1% icon David Koch throws a $50,000-a-plate fundraiser for Romney this Sunday at his posh Hamptons seaside estate.

Victory on Healthcare a Loss for the Kochs

Robert Greenwald and Jesse Lava | Posted 08.28.2012 | Politics
Robert Greenwald and Jesse Lava

The Koch-funded Right was effective at mobilizing against health care reform, but countless other activists, despite not being as well financed, made sure the Right didn't monopolize the debate. So today, we breathe a sigh of relief.

Paul Blumenthal

Super PAC Donors Face Corporate Bribery Claims

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 06.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A federal law to prevent U.S. companies from paying bribes to business overseas recently came to the forefront when The New York Times r...

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 ...

The Kochs' Double Whammy

Robert Greenwald | Posted 08.08.2012 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

If any doubt was left about the power of big money in our politics, the Wisconsin election destroyed it.

Scott Walker: The "Divide and Conquer" Governor

Jon Richards | Posted 07.22.2012 | Politics
Jon Richards

A video recently went viral of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker telling a billionaire donor in January 2011 that he planned to employ a "divide and conquer" strategy to take away working peoples' rights.

Spot On National Mall Will Be Named For Koch Brother

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 07.03.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON — An energy businessman is donating a record $35 million to the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History to build a new dinos...

The Koch Brothers Behaving Like Children

Ari Rabin-Havt | Posted 06.19.2012 | Media
Ari Rabin-Havt

For heirs whose fortunes are rooted in their father's work building refineries for Stalin during his first five-year plan, David and Charles Koch just...

Time for Kochs to Resign from ALEC

Robert Greenwald and Jesse Lava | Posted 06.17.2012 | Politics
Robert Greenwald and Jesse Lava

Charles and David Koch appear to be pushing their right-wing ideology to the bitter end. And it's time for Americans to stop helping them. The Koch b...

Paul Blumenthal

Major Tea Party Supporters Clash Over Cato

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 04.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A split is opening up between two forces that helped to launch the Tea Party in 2009. FreedomWorks, a free market/limited government adv...

Top Ten Koch Facts

Robert Greenwald and Jesse Lava | Posted 06.09.2012 | Politics
Robert Greenwald and Jesse Lava

Everyone seems to be investigating Charles and David Koch lately, with exposés of their corrupt political behavior popping up in places like the New ...