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Democrats Worried About Koch Money

“Democratic lawmakers say they are deeply worried about how much money Charles and David Koch plan to spend on the 2016 elections,” The Hill reports. “The billionaire brothers have played a massive role in GOP politics in recent years and [...] The post Democrats Worried About Koch Money appeared first on Political Wire.

Jon Stewart: Do the Koch brothers want control of our democracy, or ‘would they settle for handjobs?’

11 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

Jon Stewart mocked Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) on Wednesday for rushing to the defense of billionaires Charles and David Koch and their plan to spend nearly $900 million on the 2016 elections. “You may think to yourself, ‘That’s fcked up.’ Aren’t those guys gonna want...

5 Things You Should At Least Pretend To Know Today - January 27, 2015

yesterdayOdd : Happy Place

1. Koch Brothers Planning To Buy U.S. Government For $900 Million Charles and David Koch have revealed that they are planning to inject $900 million into the 2016 elections in an effort to tip the scales toward politicians willing to hand over the keys to U.S. Show More Summary

Kochs Pledge Nearly $1 Billion for 2016 Election

A network of conservative advocacy groups backed by Charles and David Koch aims to spend a staggering $889 million in advance of the next White House election, part of an expansive strategy to build on its 2014 victories that may involve jumping into the Republican primaries. Show More Summary

Can Billionaires Buy Elections?

Can Billionaires Buy Elections? The news that Charles and David Koch and their network of conservative activists plan to spend $889 million on the 2016 elections has sent shock waves throughout the political landscape. Publicized this week at a California gathering hosted by the business group Freedom Partners, this declaration of financial war raises the [...]Show More Summary

The Kochs pledge to spend $900 million in 2016. Here’s one thing they’re buying

The "socially liberal" David Koch has a history of bankrolling anti-choice groups and candidates

The Koch Brothers' Network Aims to Spend $889 Million on the 2016 Elections

$889 million. That's how much Charles and David Koch's political network hopes to spend on the presidential race, House and Senate contests, and other elections and policy fights in 2016. That figure is not far off from how much President Barack Obama's and Mitt Romney's presidential efforts each spent in 2012. Show More Summary

Nature Red in Tooth and Claw

2 days agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

“Symphonic Dances,” “The Cage,” “Andantino,” “Cortège Hongrois” New York City Ballet David H. Koch Theater New York, New York January 21, 2015 By Michael Popkin Copyright © 2015 by Michael Popkin The second night of New York City Ballet’s...Show More Summary

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Witness the glory of democracy, where everyone has a voice: A network of conservative advocacy groups backed by Charles and David Koch aims to spend a staggering $889 million in advance of the next White House election, part of an expansive strategy to build on its 2014 victories that may involve jumping into the […]

The Kochs Call In Their Chips

Charles and David Koch paid good money for that fresh-faced Congress, and now they expect to see some results, stat. At the National Press Club yesterday, AFP president Tim Phillips and several officers with the group laid out their agenda. Show More Summary

The Most Powerful GOP Donors Are About To Have A 2016 Meeting In Florida

Conservative megadonors David and Charles Koch are hosting a major political event this weekend to help them and their allies prepare for the 2016 presidential race. Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce, a Koch organization, is hosting the conclave of wealthy donors at a luxurious Palm Springs, Florida, resort, according to The Washington Post. Show More Summary

GOP Hopefuls To Talk Economic Growth at Koch Brothers Event

Three Republican presidential hopefuls will address a gathering affiliated with billionaire Republican mega-donors Charles and David Koch this weekend, as they look to shore up financial backing in advance of their White House bids. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, and Florida Sen. Marco Rubio will attend the Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce’s…

Mitt Romney Has a Koch Problem

This weekend, a select group of Republican presidential hopefuls will arrive in southern California to attend one of Charles and David Koch's biannual donor retreats, a coveted invite for GOP politicians seeking the backing of the billionaire brothers and their elite club of conservative and libertarian mega-donors. Show More Summary

Britain's First Climate Denier Was Bag Carrier for Oil Baron Charles Koch

DeSmog UK ’s epic history series continues with a peek into the intimate friendship between free-market libertarian John Blundell and the Koch brothers. “ Without… Charles and David Koch… without their far-sighted commitment, we would...Show More Summary

Royal Ballet Adds Lincoln Center to Its American Tour

last weekArts : ArtsBeat

The Royal Ballet from London will perform at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center in June.

Koch Brothers Do Common Core

Koch (sounds like coke) is highly addictive. In this case, not the powder or the crystals, but the money. Bloomberg News puts the combined wealth of right-wing financiers and "do-badders" Charles and David Koch at over $100 billion.Show More Summary

Notes From HPS

David Codrea: Claiming to be “a conservative on economic matters,” billionaire David Koch told ABC News in a Sunday interview that he considers himself “a social liberal.” [... ] While Americans for Prosperity (provided with start-up funds by AFP Foundation Chairman Koch with his brother Charles) claims it is “’sitting out’ the immigration debate […]

NOM versus David Koch

last monthLGBT / Gay : Good As You

NOM dares to go where few conservatives are willing to go. They are taking on the Koch brothers: Recently, the news reported that David Koch—the conservative boogeyman of the left—will be interviewed by ABC's Barbara Walters for her "The 10...

Brian Brown: Send Me Money To Fight Billionaire Teabagger David Koch

last monthLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

"I have to let you know exactly what we're up against. Recently, the news reported that David Koch—the conservative boogeyman of the left—will be interviewed by ABC's Barbara Walters for her 'The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2014' special scheduled to air on Sunday. Show More Summary

Naomi Watts & Liev Schreiber Get Into the Holiday Spirit at the Nutcracker Family Benefit!

Naomi Watts flashes a smile and keeps close to her partner Liev Schreiber while attending The Nutcracker Family Benefit held at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center on Saturday (December 13) in New York City. The 46-year-old actress and Liev, 47, stepped out to help raise money for The School of American Ballet’s [...]

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