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Who are the Koch Brothers and What do They Want?

20 minutes agoNews : Truthdig

By Senator Bernie Sanders Given the reality that the Koch brothers are now the most important and powerful players in American politics, it is important to know what they want and what their agenda is.

THR's NY Media's Most Powerful Red Carpet With Anna Wintour, Megyn Kelly (Photos)

Media royalty joined the industry power players at the Four Seasons in New York City to celebrate THR's fourth annual ranking of the 35 Most Powerful People in Media.

Anna Wintour, Bill O'Reilly, Alec Baldwin Celebrate THR's Most Powerful People in NY Media (Photos)

John Oliver, Arianna Huffington and Megyn Kelly mingle inside the Four Seasons in New York to toast the power players honored by The Hollywood Reporter.

Harvey Weinstein's Most Notable Proteges (Photos)

Power players such as Brad Grey, Jason Blum and Bob Osher all got their starts working for the prolific producer.

Jimmy Fallon, Megyn Kelly: Exclusive Portraits of THR's Most Powerful People in Media (Photos)

New York power players — including ABC's Ben Sherwood, ESPN's John Skipper and NBCUniversal's Pat Fili-Krushel — pose for THR and share their secrets for success.

Lyft Is Your Friend With A Car [Deals]

Forged in the fires of Silicon Valley and backed by venture capital power players comes Lyft® – a service revolutionizing public transport. You request a ride through the free iOS or Android app, then watch on a real-time map as … Read more ›

Are Google's Travel Plans Too Ambitious?

After news broke that Google seems to be making more headway into the online travel business, shares of companies like Priceline.com and Expedia soared. Is this good news for power players like these, or is Google about to dominate another industry?

Girls on Film: Aspiring female filmmakers need male mentors, too

To become a Hollywood power player, you need a good mentor. When Steven Spielberg accepted the Cecil B. DeMille award, he stressed: "None of the movies I've made throughout my whole life would have been possible [...] without someone believing in me." He noted that Noel Coward mentored David Lean. Show More Summary

Why College Conference's Push for Autonomy Is NCAA's Best Option Against Union

As the NCAA fights battles on multiple fronts, the wise move would be to give some ground in order to stop the process that may ultimately lead to the destruction of its empire. The power players, composed of the five biggest conferences,...Show More Summary

'Noah's Huge International B.O. Means More Bible Stories Heading Our Way?

Hollywood may not be a religious by nature, but the town's power players listen to the voice of international ticket sales. Those voices spoke loud and clear over the weekend with Paramount's Noah, the Biblical tale which split audiences but racked up impressive sales figures here and abroad. Show More Summary

Amazon Plans to Stream TV, Movies— for Free

YouTube and Netflix, watch your back: Amazon plans to stream video content for free and rise among the ranks of multimedia power players, sources tell the Wall Street Journal. The project would include original series like Betas as well as licensed programming, which could be tied to Amazon's retail website...

Cashtaggers Debate $PLUG: Overhyped or Future Power Player

Plug Power, $ PLUG, took the electricity out of some portfolios Wednesday. The stock dropped 21% after Plug CEO Andy Marsh told Bloomberg/BusinessWeek that, contrary to reports, no new deals were in the pipeline. The stock Read More...

Brauner: What the BEPS?

Yariv Brauner (Florida), What the BEPS?: Unprecedented attention to aggressive international tax planning has shaken the earth under the most powerful players in the world of international tax policy design. The media exposure of what Bloomberg’s calls “The Great Corporate Tax Dodge,” combined with the ever-growing discontent of civil society...

After Years Of Attacking DREAMers, Fox Lauds Effort To Increase College Access For Undocumented Immigrants

Fox News Sunday anchor Chris Wallace praised Donald Graham as the show's "power player of the week" for his efforts to give financial aid to undocumented immigrants who arrived in the U.S. as children -- known as DREAMers. But Wallace's...Show More Summary

China Takes Sides? Sues Ukraine For $3bn Loan Repayment

It is widely known that Russia is owed billions by Ukraine for already-delivered gas (as we noted earlier, leaving Gazprom among the most powerful players in this game). It is less widely know that Russia also hold $3b of UK law bonds...Show More Summary

‘Scandal’ Season 3 Episode 14 Recap: “Kiss Kiss Bang Bang”

Another Washington power player bites the dust — and interpersonal tensions run higher than ever in American politics’ most exclusive social circle. Last week, … Read More

Oregon GOP Senate primary pits ‘pro-life with exceptions’ vs. ‘personally against it’ candidates

by Dustin Siggins SALEM, OR, March 20, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In 2014, many power players in the Republican Party have said social issues must take a back seat to fiscal issues and anti-Obama rhetoric. But writing at the blog RedState.com yesterday, Oregon Right to Life President Gayle Atteberry made it…

'The Originals' Recap: Elijah Tries to Unite the City

In this week's episode of The Originals, Klaus leaves the running of the city to Elijah while he enjoys other pursuits. Marcel starts planning a coup. Jackson and Klaus strike a deal. And a new power player is introduced. Since this is The Originals' first episode since beautiful Beks left town, it's time for Hayley to become more than an incubator. Show More Summary

The Daily Show has some fun mocking the CPAC power players

On Monday night's Daily Show, Jon Stewart started out by laughing at the description of CPAC as the "Woodstock for right-wingers." That's like saying the "Lilith Fair for dudes," he suggests, or "Burning Man for people who don't do drugs...Show More Summary

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