Stories tagged with Charles Koch
By Muckety | December 19, 2016 at 8:06am | 0
Actress and serial bride Zsa Zsa Gabor died Sunday. She was 99.
By Laurie Bennett | January 12, 2016 at 10:28am | 0
The father of the billionaires Charles and David Koch helped build an oil refinery in Nazi Germany, according to a book coming out this month.
By Laurie Bennett | December 11, 2013 at 9:12am | 1
As if there isn’t enough dark money in the think tank funding stream, at least one organization is now accepting bitcoin.
By Laurie Bennett | December 9, 2013 at 10:59am | 3
Last year, after a highly publicized court battle, the Koch brothers and the Cato Institute came to an agreement.
By Laurie Bennett | November 18, 2013 at 12:16pm | 0
When you’re spending $7.2 billion on an acquisition, it’s a plus if political persuasions align as closely as business interests.
By Laurie Bennett | November 14, 2013 at 8:19am | 0
A new report by the liberal Center for Media and Democracy examines Koch influence at the state level.
By Laurie Bennett | September 14, 2013 at 8:23am | 0
Politico published a jolting story this week about the political spending of a relatively unknown group called Freedom Partners.
By Muckety | August 23, 2013 at 5:30am | 0
The Koch brothers have decided not to pursue acquisition of Tribune Company newspapers.
By Muckety | July 11, 2013 at 9:46am | 0
Businessman Charles Koch is launching a $200,000 advertising campaign in his hometown of Wichita, KS, praising economic freedom and criticizing government interference.
By Laurie Bennett | May 10, 2013 at 8:40am | 0
The Heritage Foundation, in the spotlight because of its questionable “research” on immigration, receives millions of dollars from right-leaning foundations each year.
By Laurie Bennett | April 21, 2013 at 9:09am | 0
The libertarian Koch brothers, seeking new ways to broaden their already significant influence on American politics, are considering an acquisition of eight newspapers from the Tribune Company, the New York Times reports.
By Muckety | March 15, 2013 at 5:04am | 1
Their politics couldn’t be more different.
By Laurie Bennett | February 20, 2013 at 6:57am | 0
Looking for a higher return on their political investments, the Koch brothers are making some personnel changes.
By Laurie Bennett | December 9, 2012 at 9:50am | 0
At first glimpse, Jim DeMint’s appointment to head the Heritage Foundation is “the scholarly equivalent of appointing Michael Moore to head the Brookings Institution,” Dana Milbank writes in the Washington Post.
By Laurie Bennett | November 16, 2012 at 4:08pm | 0
The many ways that the Koch brothers make and spend money are a source of fascination for both the left and the right.
By Laurie Bennett | October 14, 2012 at 8:36am | 0
As libertarians, Charles and David Koch declare that a free marketplace is a safe marketplace.
By Laurie Bennett | September 17, 2012 at 2:02pm | 0
The new refrain in the Obama stump speech mocks tax cuts.
By Laurie Bennett | July 3, 2012 at 9:16am | 0
It’s high time to add a new word to the campaign lexicon.
By Laurie Bennett | June 25, 2012 at 5:33pm | 1
The Cato Institute and the Koch brothers have settled their legal battle with an agreement to replace the CEO, Ed Crane.