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David Koch, executive vice president of chemical technology for Koch Industries Inc., at the Economic Club of New York.

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David Koch, executive vice president of chemical technology for Koch Industries Inc., at the Economic Club of New York.

Republican Governors Outraise Democrats By $10 Million

The Republican Governors Association out-raised its Democratic counterpart by more than $10 million in the first half of this year as the two parties prepare for 38 gubernatorial contests over the next 15 months. The RGA took in $23.6 million...

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David Koch, executive vice president of chemical technology for Koch Industries Inc., center, listens as Ben S. Bernanke, chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve speaks to the Economic Club of New York.

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David Koch, executive vice president of chemical technology for Koch Industries Inc., center, listens as Ben S. Bernanke, chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve speaks to the Economic Club of New York.

Koch, Trump Help Senate Republican Group Raise $3.6 Million in May

Senate Republicans’ campaign arm raised $3.6 million in May from donors including billionaire David Koch and Donald Trump. Koch, the executive vice president of Koch Industries, one of the world’s biggest closely held companies, and Trump each gave $32,400 last month...

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Comedian Stephen Colbert serves food with his sister Elizabeth Colbert Busch during a campaign fundraiser breakfast at ILA Hall on Feb. 24, 2013 in Charleston, South Carolina.

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Comedian Stephen Colbert serves food with his sister Elizabeth Colbert Busch during a campaign fundraiser breakfast at ILA Hall on Feb. 24, 2013 in Charleston, South Carolina.

Sanford vs. Colbert’s Sister: $300,000-Plus in S.C., with Koch, Friess

Former South Carolina Republican Gov. Mark Sanford and Democrat Elizabeth Colbert Busch each raised more than $300,000 for their campaigns for a vacant House seat in the Charleston area, a reflection of their high name recognition. Sanford raised $334,000 through...

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Americans for Prosperity Group activists attend a rally in Manhattan on Sept. 20, 2012 in New York City.

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Americans for Prosperity Group activists attend a rally in Manhattan on Sept. 20, 2012 in New York City.

Anti-Obama Nonprofit Calls Out Pro-Obama Nonprofit: ‘Hypocrisy’

President Barack Obama has made it clear that he despises the tax-exempt nonprofit groups that play in politics. Yet now his own campaign is becoming one of them. The nonprofit Americans for Prosperity — a frequent target of Obama’s criticism...

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Hundreds of supporters signed the American Energy Alliance bus, a project by led by Sean Noble. Photograph by Allie Robinson/Bristol Herald Courier via AP Photo

Hundreds of supporters signed the American Energy Alliance bus, a project by led by Sean Noble. Photograph by Allie Robinson/Bristol Herald Courier via AP Photo

Koch Network Rides to Rescue of … Koch Business Interests

The Center to Protect Patient Rights funneled $62 million into a series of nonprofit groups for the 2010 elections. The sources of the money were hidden from public view, Bloomberg reports. The center was headed by Sean Noble, a former...

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Sheldon Adelson, chairman and chief executive officer of Las Vegas Sands Corp. and chairman of Sands China Ltd.

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Sheldon Adelson, chairman and chief executive officer of Las Vegas Sands Corp. and chairman of Sands China Ltd.

Adelson, Koch Among Donors to Republican Convention

Casino executive Sheldon Adelson, who with his wife have given $36 million to super-political action committees in 2012, contributed $5 million to the host committee that helped stage the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida, in August, new Federal Election...

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Canadian citizen Shona Holmes, right, with members of the House Republican leadership Rep. Roy Blunt, left, Minority Leader John Boehner, Rep. Judy Biggert, and Minority Whip Eric Cantor about Holmes's travel to the Mayo Clinic in Arizona for surgery to remove a cyst in her brain that was causing her to go blind.

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Canadian citizen Shona Holmes, right, with members of the House Republican leadership Rep. Roy Blunt, left, Minority Leader John Boehner, Rep. Judy Biggert, and Minority Whip Eric Cantor about Holmes's travel to the Mayo Clinic in Arizona for surgery to remove a cyst in her brain that was causing her to go blind.

Koch Group Brings Canadian to Charlotte to Attack Obama

Blocks from where Democrats are holding their convention this week in Charlotte, a Canadian resident is warning of the dangers of President Barack Obama’s health-care law. Shona Holmes is in town to promote an Americans for Prosperity ad. The nonprofit...

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Americans for Prosperity Foundation chairman and  Koch Industries Executive Vice President David H. Koch during the Defending the American Dream Summit in Washington, DC.

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Americans for Prosperity Foundation chairman and Koch Industries Executive Vice President David H. Koch during the Defending the American Dream Summit in Washington, DC.

Spotted: David Koch Dines with Wisconsin Senator

Tampa during convention week is awash in politicians, big donors and journalists. And sometimes they all choose the same place for dinner, as billionaire industrialist David Koch learned last night. A group of reporters including Slate’s Dave Weigel spotted Koch and Republican...

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