A New Yorker magazine reporter on Monday quoted from a nonexistent political pledge to attack libertarian billionaires Charles and David Koch and a group with which they are involved.
Debate over a measure to approve the Keystone XL pipeline devolved into conspiracy theories on Wednesday as one legislator alleged that it served the interests of Charles and David Koch, who have no stake in the project.
Under President Obama the Internal Revenue Service has repeatedly been accused of using its enforcement powers to punish the White House’s political opponents. The Washington Free Beacon has put together six of the most egregious examples.
Last week the Democracy Alliance held a five-day retreat at an oceanfront resort in Laguna Beach. More than 150 major liberal donors and activists attended the dark money retreat.
Threats by members of the Los Angeles City Council to use the city’s pension funds to penalize investors if they sell the Los Angeles Times to Charles and David Koch could be illegal and unconstitutional, experts say.
A spokesman for Koch Industries declined to knock down rumors that the privately held petrochemical conglomerate is considering a play for the troubled Tribune Company, which owns 18 newspapers across the country including the Chicago Tribune and the Los Angeles Times.
A new study funded by a federal agency purports to show that the Tea Party movement was created by and works to advance the interests of the tobacco industry.
MSNBC president Phil Griffin apologized Thursday after host Chris Matthews called Charles and David Koch “pigs” in a segment with Rep. Ed Markey Wednesday.
The latest attacks on the Koch brothers, coming just weeks before the 2012 election, are riddled with hypocrisy and misrepresentations.
Politico reports today that Patriot Majority, a 501(c)4 that does not disclose its donors, is launching a $500,000 ad campaign accusing conservative philanthropists Charles and David Koch of seeking “to buy this year’s elections.”