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Koch Brothers Say They're Ready To End Huge Fight

AP | JOHN HANNA | Posted 08.25.2012 | Politics

TOPEKA, Kan. — The Cato Institute and billionaire shareholders Charles and David Koch announced Monday that they are close to settling two lawsu...

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...

Would a Koch Takeover of Cato Make War With Iran More Likely?

Robert Greenwald and Jesse Lava | Posted 05.13.2012 | Politics
Robert Greenwald and Jesse Lava

The drumbeat for war in Iran is getting louder, but opposition is coming from a seemingly unlikely source: the Cato Institute. This libertarian think ...

Laissez Cato Faire

Kevin Dowd | Posted 05.09.2012 | Politics
Kevin Dowd

The most likely outcome of a Koch takeover is that Cato would be eviscerated, the brand would be destroyed and the Kochs would take over an empty shell -- in short, the outcome would be a catastrophe, and even the winners would gain nothing.

Another Twist In Koch Brothers' Lawsuit?

Kansas City Star | Dave Helling | Posted 05.08.2012 | Politics

Merits of the case aside, though, the dispute could provide an interesting test of the limits of federal tax law relating to organizations like Cato -...

Koch Brothers Make Big Move

AP | JOHN HANNA | Posted 05.01.2012 | Politics

TOPEKA, Kan. — Billionaire brothers and political donors Charles and David Koch are pursuing a lawsuit in their native Kansas over the ownership...

Think Again: Kochs: Life Is Good

Eric Alterman | Posted 10.25.2011 | Media
Eric Alterman

Koch naturally thinks his money better spent as he sees fit, and I don't blame him. The very money he should be paying in taxes goes into tax-deductible organizations designed to increase his wealth and influence.