01/17/2014 09:21 am ET Updated Jan 25, 2014

New Koch-Linked Political Firm Aims To Prevent Future Todd Akins


A new political consulting firm with deep ties to the Koch brothers has quietly set up shop in Arlington, Virginia. Its mission: to prevent future Todd Akins and Richard Mourdocks from tanking the Republican Party's electoral prospects. The firm, named Aegis Strategic, is run by a former top executive at Charles and David Koch's flagship advocacy group, Americans for Prosperity, and it was founded with the blessing of the brothers' political advisors, three Republican operatives tell Mother Jones.

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