Articles Tagged 'Koch brothers'

The Koch Brothers are swaying the 2016 Election

WASHINGTON — A group backed by the billionaire Koch Brothers announced Thursday it is getting back into the Wisconsin Senate race with an ad buy… READ MORE

Tea Party hits Reid with ethics charge over Koch brothers

Tea Party Patriots has filed a complaint against Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) with the Senate Ethics Committee to protest his repeated attacks against… READ MORE

The world according to Harry: Koch bros. ‘one of the main causes’ of climate change

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid continued his campaign against Charles and David Koch on the Senate floor Wednesday, accusing the billionaire financiers of being one of the main causes of climate change. “While the Koch brothers admit to not being experts on the matter, these billionaire oil tycoons are certainly… experts at contributing to climate change. That’s what they do… READ MORE

Democrats double down on their strategy of running against Koch brothers

Democrats are doubling down on their Koch brothers strategy even though most people don’t know who the conservative billionaire industrialists are. Democratic leaders on Wednesday unveiled a plan to vote on a constitutional amendment “very soon” to overturn the Supreme Court’s decisions in Citizens United v. FEC and McCutcheon v. FEC, which have empowered wealthy donors such as Charles and… READ MORE

The Steyer Brothers: GOP finds Koch rivals who finance Democrats

It appears that Republicans have found their own pair of billionaire brothers to demonize this election cycle. While Democrats hammer away at the influence of the Koch brothers, conservatives are swinging back by pointing to the liberal campaign activism and free-spending ways of the wealthy Steyer brothers, Jim and Tom. A video released this week by American Commitment, a conservative… READ MORE

Reid hits Koch Brothers for putting money in politics with incendiary speech

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Tuesday singled out the Koch brothers in an incendiary speech on the chamber floor, calling their involvement in politics “un-American” and accusing them of trying to use their wealth to undermine democracy. His opening remarks stoked a feud that has grown nastier week by week as Democrats worry about their prospects in November’s elections.… READ MORE

Reid: Koch brothers are ‘un-American’

by Ramsey Cox - The Hill
February 27, 2014

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.), for a second time Wednesday, accused the Koch brothers of funding ads that lie about ObamaCare. “I guess if… READ MORE

Dems warn of Koch groups’ influence in Fla. special election

by Alexandra Jaffe - The Hill
January 16, 2014
National Democrats are expecting an influx of millions from Koch brothers-affiliated outside groups into the Florida special House election. And to prepare, Democrats are going on offense to frame Republican David Jolly as an out-of-touch Washington lobbyist, according to a new memo obtained by The Hill. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee’s memo outlines the party’s views on where Jolly stands… READ MORE

Koch Sponsors Pro-Amnesty Buzzfeed Event

An event touting itself as an evening of immigration reform discussion with a “diversity of opinion” turns out to be slanted heavily towards “comprehensive immigration reform.” The BuzzFeed Brews Special Edition: Immigration Summit, sponsored by the Charles Koch Institute, will take place Tuesday, May 14th from 6 PM – 8 PM Eastern Time. The Charles Koch Institute is an educational… READ MORE

GOP backer, casino mogul Adelson reportedly gave $10 M to Koch brothers’ efforts

July 1, 2012
From Casino mogul Sheldon Adelson has donated $10 million to the Koch brothers’ efforts to elect Republicans and oust President Obama and other Democrats — forging perhaps the most powerful, well-financed political fundraising machine of 2012. Adelson donated the money last weekend during a Koch brothers’ fundraising summit in suburban San Diego. The private deal was confirmed Friday, according… READ MORE

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