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Wonder brand hot dog buns  in Peoria, Illinois.

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Wonder brand hot dog buns in Peoria, Illinois.

Wonder Bread: 99.5% Republican

The Koch Brothers run the most Republican-leaning enterprise in the country, right? Wrong, according to the analysis by The Upshot. It’s the maker of Wonder Bread that wins the loyalty contest in donations for the GOP, the New York Times’...

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David Koch Maxes Out to West Virginia Republican After Attacks

A TV ad for Democratic Rep. Nick Rahall attacks “out-of-state billionaires from New York City” opposing his re-election in West Virginia. A pro-Rahall committee’s TV spot focuses specifically on those billionaires, Charles and David Koch. David Koch’s response: the maximum possible...

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Senate Minority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell during a news briefing after the weekly Senate Republican Policy Luncheon on Capitol Hill.

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Senate Minority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell during a news briefing after the weekly Senate Republican Policy Luncheon on Capitol Hill.

McConnell’s Warchest: $7.4 Million

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, who’s seeking a sixth term in 2014, began this year with $7.4 million in campaign funds. The Kentucky Republican raised $769,000 in the final three months of 2012, according to a report McConnell’s campaign filed...

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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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David H. Koch, executive vice president at Koch Industries Inc., at the Metropolitan Opera in New York.

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David H. Koch, executive vice president at Koch Industries Inc., at the Metropolitan Opera in New York.

Koch Group to Honor Koch During Republican Convention

Americans for Prosperity will honor billionaire industrialist David Koch and North Carolina businessman Art Pope — two of its founders — during the Republican convention in Tampa, according to a news release today. The reception, called “A Salute to Entrepreneurs...

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Against the re-election of President Barack Obama in Tiskilwa, Illinois.

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Against the re-election of President Barack Obama in Tiskilwa, Illinois.

Hope Gone, Change Needed: Republican Ad Refrain Heats Up

President Barack Obama remains popular — for all the voters who say they dislike his handling of the economy or other matters, most say they like the man. Obama also was elected on a wave of self-styled “hope and change.”...

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Protestors from MoveOn.org, the Occupy Movement and the Long Island Progressive march to the beachfront home of industrial billionaire David H. Koch to demonstrate against a fundraiser for Mitt Romney in Southampton, N.Y.

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Protestors from MoveOn.org, the Occupy Movement and the Long Island Progressive march to the beachfront home of industrial billionaire David H. Koch to demonstrate against a fundraiser for Mitt Romney in Southampton, N.Y.

Koch Industries Finds Irony in Protest

Funny how there was little outrage from MoveOn.org and other Democratic supporters over President Barack Obama’s high-dollar fundraisers, Koch Industries noted on its “Koch Facts” Web-site. Mitt Romney’s July 8 fundraiser at the Southampton, New York, beach home of energy...

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