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After Oregon Rejects Coal Export Plan, Long Beach Votes to Export Coal and PetKoch

Steve Horn | Posted 10.21.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlogJust a day after the Oregon Department of State Lands shot down a proposal to export 8.8 million tons per year of coa...

Christina Wilkie

Koch Brothers' Secrets Revealed In New Book

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 05.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Charles and David Koch are the unofficial standard-bearers of a new generation of billionaires, willing to spend immense sums to influen...

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...

PHOTOS: Florida's Richest Residents

Posted 09.17.2013 | Miami

"Basically, the mega rich are mega richer," said Forbes Senior Editor Kerry Dolan regarding the magazine's annual list of 400 richest Americans. An...

Cheerleader Pleads Guilty To Pimping Out Underage Squad Member

AP | Posted 08.30.2013 | Crime

MINNEAPOLIS -- A former cheerleader at a suburban Minneapolis high school pleaded guilty Friday to three prostitution-related counts, admitting she pe...

Nearly 2/3 Of William Koch's Political Giving Was To Democrats Before The 2012 Election

Posted 08.13.2013 | Politics

As the Center for Public Integrity reports, billionaire businessman William Koch is emerging from the shadows of his more well-known brothers to take ...

William Koch emerges from shadow of famous siblings

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 10.13.2013 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

By Michael Beckel August 13, 2013 This story was originally published by The Center for Public Integrity, which is a nonprofit, nonpartisan investig...

The Koch Brothers Are My Brothers

Peter Dreier | Posted 10.12.2013 | Politics
Peter Dreier

If I ever run into Charles (MIT 1957) or David (MIT 1962) at one of their regular Palm Springs get-togethers for the ultra-conservative wing of the .001 percent, I'll make sure to give them the secret handshake, quietly mutter "Phi Kai Phi" and sing a few refrains of one of the fraternity's drinking songs.

Billionaire Koch Brother Smacked Down By Judge In Bizarre Lawsuit

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.01.2013 | Politics

A federal judge this week batted down billionaire William Koch's effort to have a lawsuit by former employee Kirby Martensen dismissed, Bloomberg repo...

Billionaire Awarded $12 Million By Jury In Wine Fraud Case

AP | By LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 04.13.2013 | Business

NEW YORK -- A Florida billionaire awarded $12 million Friday by a Manhattan jury in his dispute over phony vintage wine vowed to do more to expose win...

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...

Fine Whine? Billionaire Cries Foul In Vintage Sale

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 03.29.2013 | Business

NEW YORK -- As experts can testify, super sleuths in the wine business must study the cork, glass, sediment, wrapping, labels and how full a bottle of...

Koch Brother: I Didn't Imprison My Former Employee

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 01.17.2013 | Politics

Bill Koch, a member of the billionaire Koch brothers family, argued in a court filing this week that he had never held a former top executive of his c...

Adelson gave $40 million to super PACs in final weeks of election

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 02.20.2013 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

By Michael Beckel and Andrea FullerThe Center for Public IntegrityBillionaire casino magnate Sheldon Adelson and family poured nearly $40 million in...

Ryan Grim

GOP's Big Guns Trained, Elizabeth Warren Fights Back

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 10.24.2012 | Politics

Outside groups are spending big to defeat progressive Massachusetts Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren. With little time left before Election Day, Karl...

Paul Blumenthal

Pro-Romney Super PAC The First To $100 Million

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Restore Our Future, the super PAC backing Mitt Romney's presidential campaign, raised a strong $14.8 million in September, making the gr...

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...

Koch Brother Screwed Over By Big Bad Wine Bet

Reuters | Posted 12.04.2012 | Business

By Basil Katz NEW YORK, Oct 4 (Reuters) - A billionaire's lawsuit over wine said to be owned by Thomas Jefferson has died on the vine....

Koch Buys Himself Life-Size Old West Playhouse

Posted 08.21.2012 | Denver

"Nothing is impossible," so the saying goes, and is apparently a mantra that billionaire William Koch takes to heart. The oil tycoon whose net wor...

Paul Blumenthal

Romney Super PAC Breaks Record

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 07.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney will be getting a lot of support from the super PAC run by his former aides in the future. Restore Our Future raised $20.7 m...

Billionaire Koch Brother Buys Entire Town

Posted 10.30.2011 | Denver

In a move that makes this Koch brother look more and more like the Monopoly board game mascot, Rich Uncle Pennybags, billionaire William Koch has purc...

Koch Bros. Host Secret GOP Retreat In Vail

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 08.27.2011 | Denver

Sunday began a 4-day semiannual private retreat in the Vail area for wealthy conservatives and leading Republican politicians. The event is organized ...

Billy The Kid Portrait Draws $2.3M At Auction

AP | By COLLEEN SLEVIN | Posted 08.26.2011 | Denver

DENVER -- What is believed to be the only surviving authenticated portrait of Billy the Kid went up for auction in Denver on Saturday and sold for $2....

Gunnison Energy Corp. Faces

Grand Junction Daily Sentinel | Gary Harmon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Although U.S. Rep. John Salazar, D-Colo., said he will wait for the next Congress to move a bill on a western Colorado land trade, there's no truce in...

John Salazar Land Swap Controversy: Proposed Land Deal Would Benefit Billionaire Donor, Critics Say

AP | KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — A proposed land swap in western Colorado that would benefit a Florida billionaire who is a political donor to U.S. Rep. John Salazar ha...