KThe National Review: On a frigid Tuesday in February, a team of top political operatives from the Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce, the umbrella group that controls political activities for the sprawling donor network led by billionaire industrialists Charles and David Koch, arrived in Kansas for a meeting that they hoped would turn the tide of the presidential campaign. They’d set aside $150 million to spend on paid media alone, to be spread across campaigns at the federal, state, and ...

Koch Bros. Pulling Away From National Politics; Little Was Gained Even Though Much Was Spent

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Kochs' "Grassroots Leadership Academy" Is Training an Astroturf Army The Koch brothers have already spent at least $400 million of $889 million committed to the 2016 election cycle; where is that money being spent?

Kochs' ''Grassroots Leadership Academy'' Is Training an Astroturf Army

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DeSmog recently revealed the latest troubling chapter in the story of Israel’s nascent oil and gas boom – a saga of revolving doors, multinational fossil fuel intrigue, and significant American political intervention. But there’s another interesting tale to tell, one that has gone unnoticed by many: How Koch-, Oil-Funded Climate Deniers Inserted Themselves Into Natural Gas Debate in Israel

How Koch-, Oil-Funded Climate Deniers Inserted Themselves Into Natural Gas Debate in Israel

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The Documentary the Koch Brothers and Global News Don’t Want You to See

The Documentary the Koch Brothers Don’t Want You to See

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Looks like the extremely wealthy Koch Brothers are waging a multimillion dollar war against the burgeoning electric vehicle (EV) market, notably frustrating none other than EV titan Elon Musk.

Koch Brothers Plotting Multimillion Dollar War on Electric Vehicles

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New Book Exposes Koch Brothers' Guide to Infiltrating the Media. The book brings to light many tactics that the Koch brothers and other like-minded millionaires and billionaires have used over the years.

New Book Exposes Koch Brothers' Guide to Infiltrating the Media

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The Koch Brothers' Top Political Operative Just Went to Work for Marco Rubio

The Koch brothers' top political operative just went to work for Marco Rubio

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Koch Brothers Declare War On Electric Cars | Informed Comment | A new group that’s being cobbled together with fossil fuel backing hopes to spend about $10 million dollars per year to boost petroleum-based transportation fuels and attack government subsidies for electric vehicles, according to refining industry sources familiar with the plan. A Koch Industries board member and a veteran Washington energy lobbyist are working quietly to fund and launch the new advocacy outfit.

Koch Brothers Declare War On Electric Cars

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Joni Ernst managed to win a coveted Senate seat in the 2014 midterm elections in spite of being one of the more extreme candidates running that year. Her victory is credited to the Koch network that helped finance her campaign, but a new report says that the Kochs may have broken the law by doing this.

Have The Kochs Finally Been Caught? - The Ring of Fire - The Ring of Fire Network

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The Koch Brothers Are Now Funding The Bundy Land Seizure Agenda. The disclosure was made through emails sent by the American Lands Council and Koch-backed group Federalism in Action to their members.

The Koch Brothers Are Now Funding The Bundy Land Seizure Agenda

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Koch-backed lobbying group is spreading Ammon Bundy’s lies — misspellings and all

When will we rise against the enemy?

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For Charles and David Koch (left and right, respectively), it has become hard to buy a presidential election.

Can the Koch Brothers Stop Trump?

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"Don't Tell Me" featuring Bernie Sanders

"Don't Tell Me" featuring Bernie Sanders

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Billionaire Republican backers host retreat with other super-rich conservatives as secret donations are forecast to break records in the 2016 election. The billionaire Koch brothers are set to convene one of their famed retreats this weekend for several hundred of their fellow super-rich conservatives in Palm Springs, California, as observers forecast a record year for secret donations, dubbed dark money, to Koch-backed groups and other outfits from the NRA to the League of Conservation Vote...

Koch Brothers Bring their Billionaires Pals Together to Plot How to Corrupt the System Even More... If That is Possible

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Making profits off of human suffering What kind of twisted businessmen looks at their growing bank accounts today, with zero concern for how their business will affect the lives of countless generations of people in the future?  Welcome to the world of the Koch Brothers, the kings of vulture capitalism.

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Inside the Koch data mine Meet the guys building the right’s new machine.

Inside the Koch data mine

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Soon after the New Yorker's Jane Mayer published an expos, the Kochs assembled a team of operatives to target her, she claims.

Koch Brothers Accused Of Hiring Former NYPD Chief To Dig Up Dirt On Journalist

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Koch brother resigns from museum board after calls from scientists. The billionaire polluter was on the American Museum of Natural History's board for 23 years. No more.

Koch brother resigns from museum board after calls from scientists

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To effectively co-opt young people, they'd need to infiltrate universities and to do that, and maintain the control Charles insisted upon, they'd set up private institutions within prestigious universities. Coppin summarized the the plan of getting these institutions set up by using "ambiguous and misleading names, obscur[ing] the true agenda, and conceal[ing] the means of control. This is the method that Charles Koch would soon practice in his charitable giving, and later in his politics.

Charles Koch's decades-long plot to overthrow the government

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The Koch political empire was built with Nazi money after their dad built an oil refinery for Hitler

The Koch political empire was built with Nazi money after their dad built an oil refinery for Hitler

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Collins writes: Charles Koch is 'disappointed' with the line-up of Republican candidates in the 2016 cycle, and is surprised by the lack of influence he and his brother have wielded so far.

Charles Koch Is 'Disappointed' With the Line-Up of Republican Candidates, Bemoans Lack of Influence Over 2016 Race

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Kochs and ALEC Team Up To Protect White Collar Criminals

Kochs and ALEC Team Up To Protect White Collar Criminals - The Ring of Fire - The Ring of Fire Network

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5 of the Most Cynical Libertarian Stealth Campaigns of 2015 Read the fine print and there's someone trying to make a buck.

5 of the Most Cynical Libertarian Stealth Campaigns of 2015

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WICHITA, KS—Chuckling and shaking their heads as they described their annual family gift exchange to reporters, Koch Industries executives Charles and David Koch confirmed Wednesday they had unwittingly gotten each other the same election for Christmas this year.

Koch Brothers Get Each Other Same Election For Christmas

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The Koch brothers like looking all philanthropic, but we all know there's a HUGE catch to anything like this.

The Koch Brothers Are Helping The Poor? It’s More Like Indoctrinating Them

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