Stories tagged with Koch brothers
By Muckety | November 23, 2016 at 7:05am | 0
Koch Industries, owned by the libertarian Koch brothers, will not have to return $21.5 million in profits from the Madoff Ponzi scheme, because the funds were deposited in offshore accounts.
By Muckety | February 23, 2016 at 11:13am | 0
Marc Short, an adviser to the Koch brothers, is joining Marco Rubio’s presidential campaign, Politico reports.
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 | April 17, 2014 at 8:10am | 0
Like the comprehensive search engine it aims to be, Google covers all political bases when it comes to think tank funding.
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 | October 10, 2013 at 10:38am | 0
Koch brothers’ efforts to block Obamacare are roundabout, but clearly visible in our Muckety map.
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 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 | January 5, 2013 at 6:08am | 0
The most nation’s expensive Senate race last year took place in Massachusetts, where more than $81 million was spent in the high-pitched contest between successful Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren and Republican incumbent Scott Brown.
By Laurie Bennett | December 6, 2012 at 10:36am | 0
Now that former House Majority Leader Dick Armey has resigned as chairman of FreedomWorks, will there be a power shift?
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 | November 12, 2012 at 9:59am | 0
Think tanks have social networks, too.
By Laurie Bennett | November 11, 2012 at 11:31am | 0
Johns Manville Corporation is currently airing a TV ad that indirectly challenges the constant complaint from the right that regulation smothers business.
By Laurie Bennett | November 7, 2012 at 8:41am | 0
One of the big losers Tuesday night was the billionaire-financed political campaign.
By Laurie Bennett | November 2, 2012 at 8:06am | 2
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.
By Muckety | November 1, 2012 at 8:11am | 0
Not for any reasons nefarious, but only because it’s such an unlikely connection, we give you a Muckety map linking the Koch brothers with Playboy model Anna Nicole Smith and nonagenarian actress Zsa Zsa Gabor.
By Laurie Bennett | September 17, 2012 at 2:02pm | 0
The new refrain in the Obama stump speech mocks tax cuts.