04/24/14 03:46 PM
Environmental advocates on Capitol Hill are lashing out at the Koch Brothers' influence on American politics, accusing the conservative duo of being polluters and calling for limits on their power. Rep. John Sarbanes, D-Md., explains, "The congress has been dominated and influenced too...
04/23/14 04:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The fight for the Senate majority boils down to boogeyman billionaires against the shifty septuagenarian — if party operatives' spin is to be believed. For months, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has been unrelenting in his criticism of Charles and David Koch, the...
By Zack Colman | 04/17/14 04:20 PM
Billionaire San Francisco climate activist Tom Steyer's NextGen Climate Action PAC will back vulnerable lawmakers who oppose the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline, he said in a Thursday letter.
By Justin Green | 04/11/14 11:32 AM
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has a Koch fixation. The Nevada Democrat, whose office may have violated Senate rules by using his official website to attack Charles and David Koch, has repeatedly taken to the Senate floor to criticize the billionaire brothers and link them to the Republican...
By Richard Pollock | 04/10/14 06:36 AM
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid may have broken Senate ethics and Internet rules by using his official website to attack libertarian campaign donors Charles and David Koch, a possible violation of the chamber's prohibition on "partisan" material on members' publicly funded webpages. The...
By Rebecca Berg | 04/09/14 09:13 AM
The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee had its best fundraising month of the midterm election cycle so far in March, bringing in $8.1 million and outpacing Republicans, who raised short of $6.4 million for Senate races during the same period.
By Joel Gehrke | 04/08/14 10:52 AM
Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., thanked the Koch brothers' political action committee for donating to his re-election campaign back when he was running for office, not trying to protect a Senate majority that he hopes to lead by attacking the Kansas billionaires on a regular basis. “Thank you so...
By Lawrence Kudlow | 04/06/14 05:34 PM
Is it too farfetched to connect the dots between a brilliant Wall Street Journal op-ed by Charles Koch, the chairman and CEO of Koch Industries, and the continued sluggish recovery in jobs, business investment and the overall economy? I don't think so. In his piece, Koch seems to make a plea...
By Rebecca Berg | 04/04/14 11:58 AM
An advertisement attacking GOP mega-donors Charles and David Koch and Rep. Bill Cassidy, a Republican candidate for Senate, is staying on the air in Louisiana despite the threat of legal action from the National Republican Senatorial Committee, after television stations deemed the ad accurate.
By Charlie Spiering | 04/01/14 11:34 AM
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., on Tuesday blasted the Koch brothers again, insisting that the billionaire financiers owned the Republican Party. Reid also attacked House budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., for his newly released budget.
By Susan Ferrechio | 03/28/14 11:51 AM
Charles Koch, 78, and David Koch, 73, who run the second-largest privately held company in the country, are pouring a chunk of their vast fortune into helping Republicans take back the Senate.
By Susan Ferrechio | 03/28/14 11:41 AM
Democrats are out to make the Koch brothers the most infamous campaign donors in the 2014 election cycle. But they are hardly the biggest spenders, nor is Americans for Prosperity, the 501(c)(4) they support, at the top of the list. That distinction belongs to the nation's labor unions,...
03/27/14 08:03 PM
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – As part of a multi-state campaign against the Koch family, Senate Majority PAC recently launched new ads in Louisiana and North Carolina. Senate Majority PAC fights to protect and expand the Democratic majority in the Senate, according to the PAC’s website....
By Rebecca Berg | 03/27/14 05:47 PM
The National Republican Senatorial Committee will send a letter to 34 Louisiana network affiliates Thursday requesting that an attack ad produced by the pro-Democratic Senate Majority PAC be pulled from television, and threatening legal action if it isn't. The letter, penned by NRSC general...
By Washington Examiner | 03/24/14 06:45 PM
Controversy erupted last week when Steven Mufson and Juliet Eilperin of the Washington Post's Wonkblog posted a story headlined, “The biggest lease holder in Canada's oil sands isn't Exxon Mobil or Chevron. It's the Koch Brothers.” According to Mufson and Eilperin, the Koch Brother's...
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