Stories tagged with David Koch

Zsa Zsa Gabor dies at 99

By Muckety   |   December 19, 2016 at 8:06am   |   0 Comments

Actress and serial bride Zsa Zsa Gabor died Sunday. She was 99.

The Koch family tree

By Laurie Bennett   |   January 12, 2016 at 10:28am   |   0 Comments

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.

An updated view of the Kochs and the Cato Institute

By Laurie Bennett   |   December 9, 2013 at 10:59am   |   3 Comments

Last year, after a highly publicized court battle, the Koch brothers and the Cato Institute came to an agreement.

The political dimensions of the latest Koch Industries deal

By Laurie Bennett   |   November 18, 2013 at 12:16pm   |   0 Comments

When you’re spending $7.2 billion on an acquisition, it’s a plus if political persuasions align as closely as business interests.

ALEC, SPN and the Kochs

By Laurie Bennett   |   November 14, 2013 at 8:19am   |   0 Comments

A new report by the liberal Center for Media and Democracy examines Koch influence at the state level.

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 won’t buy Tribune papers

By Muckety   |   August 23, 2013 at 5:30am   |   0 Comments

The Koch brothers have decided not to pursue acquisition of Tribune Company newspapers.

Kochs weigh purchase of Tribune newspapers

By Laurie Bennett   |   April 21, 2013 at 9:09am   |   0 Comments

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.

Muckety this! Warren Buffett to the Koch brothers

By Muckety   |   March 15, 2013 at 5:04am   |   1 Comments

Their politics couldn’t be more different.

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.

Koch money flow

By Laurie Bennett   |   November 16, 2012 at 4:08pm   |   0 Comments

The many ways that the Koch brothers make and spend money are a source of fascination for both the left and the right.

Free markets and undercover politics

By Laurie Bennett   |   October 14, 2012 at 8:36am   |   0 Comments

As libertarians, Charles and David Koch declare that a free marketplace is a safe marketplace.

Glaring link in 2012 campaign: big GOP contributors and big potential tax cuts

By Laurie Bennett   |   September 17, 2012 at 2:02pm   |   0 Comments

The new refrain in the Obama stump speech mocks tax cuts.

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.

Kochs vs. Cato: Kochs win

By Laurie Bennett   |   June 25, 2012 at 5:33pm   |   1 Comments

The Cato Institute and the Koch brothers have settled their legal battle with an agreement to replace the CEO, Ed Crane.

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.

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.

Oregon legislator returns Koch donation

By Laurie Bennett   |   April 26, 2012 at 7:26am   |   0 Comments

The Oregonian reports that a member of the state House of Representatives has returned a $3,000 donation from Koch Industries after coming under harsh criticism from Democrats and union leaders.

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?

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