Longtime Republican political operative Roger Stone claims that the billionaire Koch brothers purchased Mitt Romney's vice presidential nomination for Paul Ryan by promising to fork over an additional $100 million toward "independent expenditure" campaigning for the GOP ticket. "Any such transaction would represent a serious violation of federal election laws and perhaps other statutes, aside from the ethical and character implications for all concerned," reports Joe Conason for NationalMemo.
Billionaire casino mogul Sheldon Adelson, who has poured more than $70 million into Republican campaigns this cycle, has pledged $10 million to support the Koch brothers’ efforts in the 2012 election. The promised donation was annou... Read Post
By Brad Johnson, campaign manager for Forecast the Facts Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), Mitt Romney’s vice-presidential pick, is a virulent denier of climate science, with a voting record to match. A favorite of the Koch brothers, Ryan has ... Read Post