Stories tagged with Americans for Prosperity

The many funding paths of Freedom Partners

By Laurie Bennett   |   September 14, 2013 at 8:23am   |   0 Comments

Politico published a jolting story this week about the political spending of a relatively unknown group called Freedom Partners.

Kochs seek better bang for their bucks

By Laurie Bennett   |   February 20, 2013 at 6:57am   |   0 Comments

Looking for a higher return on their political investments, the Koch brothers are making some personnel changes.

Kochs say they have no ties to FreedomWorks

By Laurie Bennett   |   December 6, 2012 at 10:36am   |   0 Comments

Now that former House Majority Leader Dick Armey has resigned as chairman of FreedomWorks, will there be a power shift?

GOP leaders sign Americans for Prosperity pledge

By Laurie Bennett   |   November 16, 2012 at 1:32pm   |   0 Comments

There is much discussion these days about a Republican pivot.

Kochs paid for cheap gas before Sandy. How about after?

By Laurie Bennett   |   November 2, 2012 at 8:06am   |   2 Comments

One of the techniques used by Americans for Prosperity to draw crowds and sway voters is the sale of gasoline at $1.84 per gallon.

Why the left needs to pay more attention to state courts

By Laurie Bennett   |   August 19, 2012 at 1:16pm   |   0 Comments

Arguments from the right often boil down to two basic premises: “It’s the law” (immigration, voting rights) and “The law doesn’t require it” (release of candidate tax returns, bundler lists, names of dark money contributors).

Americans for Prosperity launching $25M campaign

By Laurie Bennett   |   August 7, 2012 at 1:31pm   |   0 Comments

How, you might well ask, can an organization finance a $25 million attack ad campaign against a sitting president, and claim that it is not campaigning?

Billionaires and poxymorons

By Laurie Bennett   |   July 3, 2012 at 9:16am   |   0 Comments

It’s high time to add a new word to the campaign lexicon.

Finding the shortest distance between Koch money and political campaigns

By Laurie Bennett   |   June 8, 2012 at 8:54am   |   1 Comments

If you want to know the Koch brothers’ approach to the 2012 election, look no further than the statement in a post Thursday by Clare O’Connor of Forbes.

The Koch political ledger

By Laurie Bennett   |   June 3, 2012 at 8:59am   |   0 Comments

They’re everywhere, or certainly seem to be.

Dems answer the ’super PAC contract killers’

By Laurie Bennett   |   May 7, 2012 at 12:01pm   |   0 Comments

Karl Rove and the Koch brothers are “contract killers out there in super PAC land,” David Axelrod, Barack Obama’s political director, told reporters Monday.

How oil interests fund attack on Obama energy policy

By Laurie Bennett   |   May 1, 2012 at 7:30am   |   0 Comments

Americans for Prosperity has launched another advertising drive criticizing President Obama’s energy policies, Bloomberg Businessweek points out.

David Koch’s commitment to Scott Walker

By Laurie Bennett   |   April 20, 2012 at 8:35am   |   0 Comments

How deep is David Koch’s loyalty to Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker?

Koch-Cato suit lays bare another rift on the right

By Laurie Bennett   |   April 13, 2012 at 7:47am   |   0 Comments

FreedomWorks has gone public with its criticism of the Koch brothers’ lawsuit against the Cato Institute.

How to avoid transparency: Go to the states

By Laurie Bennett   |   April 11, 2012 at 6:30am   |   1 Comments

Whenever the Obama administration calls for more openness in government, we wince a little.

Muck tracker - Kochs & Americans for Prosperity

By Muckety   |   March 31, 2012 at 9:45am   |   0 Comments

Tracking Koch money and Americans for Prosperity. See our post on Forbes.

Mapping the Koch connections in Wisconsin

By Laurie Bennett   |   February 23, 2011 at 8:58am   |   1 Comments

Koch money is finding its way to Madison.

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