Advocacy groups run by the billionaire siblings may have swayed enough Republicans to torpedo the American Health Care Act.
"We would have to believe her actions would be quite different than her rhetoric. Let me put it that way," says billionaire industrialist and far-right ideologue Charles Koch.
Demagogues denigrating New York come and go with boring predictability -- and the nation's greatest city will continue to thrive long after the Texas senator is merely an unpleasant memory.
An investigation by Politico suggests that the billionaire right-wing Koch brothers possess their own high-tech surveillance and intelligence-gathering operation devoted to “stealthily tracking liberal and Democratic groups.”
The other night I phoned a former GOP congressmen with whom I’d worked on legislation in the ’90s. I wanted his take on something: Are the presidential hopefuls really as weird as they seem?
President Obama is letting it be known that he isn't on the same side as David and Charles Koch and Big Oil when it comes to their approach to keeping consumers hooked on fossil fuels and discouraging them from exploring other options.
Before President Obama could announce his administration's new curbs on carbon emissions from power plants, Republican presidential hopefuls were insisting they know better than the scientists whose work he relied on.
It seems that in the coming presidential election season -- occurring during an age of Citizens United and super PACs -- super-wealthy political instigators such as the Koch brothers will have more sway over American politics than ever before.
In “Citizen Koch,” filmmakers Tia Lessin and Carl Deal tell the story of the effects of the Citizens United decision through the viewpoints of three lifelong Republicans in Wisconsin.
A number of billionaires are flooding our democracy with their money, drowning out the voices of the rest of us. But Charles and David Koch are in a class by themselves.