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Koch-Backed Group Shovels Money Towards Monica Wehby's Home Turf

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 07.17.2014 | Politics

A nonprofit funded by Charles and David Koch is reportedly spending almost $2 million on airtime in Oregon, where Republican Monica Wehby is campaigni...

Zach Carter

House Passes Bill To Aid Koch Brothers, Deregulate Wall Street

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 06.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a financial deregulation package that would benefit the Koch brothers and the nation...

Zach Carter

How Democrats Are Accidentally Helping The Koch Brothers

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 06.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Over the past two years, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) has repeatedly wrestled with factions of his own party as he tries to...

Why Koch Brothers Can't Whine About Harry Reid

Salon | Posted 05.16.2014 | Politics

Harry Reid is a troll. He’s an effective majority leader and he knows how to work within the sticky labyrinth of official DC to get things done, but...

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.

Three Branches of Government

Jeff Danziger | Posted 06.04.2014 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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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...

Ryan J. Reilly

Loading Koch Industries Website Too Many Times In 1 Minute Just Cost This Truck Driver $183,000

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 12.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Wisconsin man who, for one minute, took part in an Anonymous-sponsored effort to overwhelm the website of Koch Industries has been sen...

Climate Change This Week: Future Freakout Forecast, Green Transformations, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 11.06.2013 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

IPCC: Global Warming Will Create a More Violent, Sicker, Poorer Future says the reputable Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change in a new study, re...

Koch Group Wades Into Tiny Iowa Election

AP | RYAN J. FOLEY | Posted 10.31.2013 | Politics

CORALVILLE, Iowa -- CORALVILLE, Iowa (AP) — No election may be too small for the independent political groups vying for influence in the United Stat...

Friday Talking Points -- PBS, Citizen Koch, and Obama's Press Conference

Chris Weigant | Posted 10.09.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Love him or hate him, call him "patriot" or "traitor" -- it is now absolutely impossible to argue that Edward Snowden's leaks weren't effective, meaningful, and will actually cause the federal government to have a national conversation with its citizens about what it feels it is legally able to do.

Cantor, Ryan Headline Big Koch Event

Politico | Ken Vogel and Jake Sherman | Posted 08.07.2013 | Politics
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Rep. Paul Ryan, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor and New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez secretly spoke to wealthy donors at the Koch brothers’ recentl...

Doug's Dozen: Koch Bros' Top 12 Slogans Against Health Insurance

Doug Molitor | Posted 09.24.2013 | Comedy
Doug Molitor

News item: David Koch-founded FreedomWorks and its GOP allies are mobilizing a counter-offensive including town hall meetings, protests and media pr...

Koch Brother Launches New Campaign

AP | Posted 07.10.2013 | Politics

WICHITA, Kan. -- Wealthy businessman Charles Koch has launched a $200,000 ad campaign in Wichita focused on political and economic issues. The chairm...

Do-Nothing Congress Gives Inertia a Bad Name

Bill Moyers | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics
Bill Moyers

If you want to see why the public approval rating of Congress is down in the sub-arctic range all you have to do is take a quick look at how the House and Senate pay worship at the altar of corporations, banks and other special interests at the expense of public need.

Billionaire Koch Wins Battle Over Fake Wine Bottles

Reuters | Posted 06.12.2013 | Business

By Atossa Araxia Abrahamian NEW YORK, April 11 (Reuters) - A federal jury in New York on Thursday handed a legal victory to U.S. billi...

Koch Brothers' Political Network Has Major Shakeup Following Big Loss

Politico | Posted 02.20.2013 | Politics

The Koch brothers’ political network spent hundreds of millions to win the White House and the Senate — and came up empty....

How Could the New York Times Screw Up Ed Koch's Obituary?

Joe Cutbirth | Posted 04.06.2013 | Gay Voices
Joe Cutbirth

Love him or hate him -- and plenty of people did both -- former New York Mayor Ed Koch deserved better than he got from The New York Times on Friday. So did we.

How Am I Doing? Koch: The Movie

Regina Weinreich | Posted 04.03.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

On Wednesday morning, just after the premiere of Neil Barsky's documentary Koch, the news came on a television crawl: Ed Koch had missed the party, hospitalized. And this morning, on the film's opening day, he has died.

'Deceptive And Intimidating Tactics' Target Voters

Posted 10.24.2012 | Politics

(Reuters) - In Florida, Virginia and Indiana, voters have received phone calls that wrongly told them there was no need to cast a ballot in person...

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...

Ryan Grim

Billionaire Koch Brother Accused Of Imprisoning Employee

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 10.13.2012 | Politics

Billionaire William Koch is facing a lawsuit in federal court from a former top-level employee who claims the energy mogul lured him to a secluded pro...

Voter ID Laws Live On

Don Ringe | Posted 12.10.2012 | Politics
Don Ringe

In 2012, the Kochs and Karl Rove have fueled legislation to require stringent voter identification in states they helped pack with Republican lawmakers and governors in the 2010 Republican sweep.

Climate Change This Week: Arctic Death Spiral, Faith Groups Voting Bloc, and More...

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 11.23.2012 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

The National Snow and Ice Data center reports that the Arctic ice hit a record new low recently.

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...