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  1. Koch Brothers to Spend Millions Fighting Against Trump’s Trade War AgendaIn an unusual step, one of the GOP’s major allies is putting actual money into an attack on Trump’s trade policies.
  2. the national interest
    Donald Trump’s Presidency Is the Libertarian MomentAtlas Thugged.
  3. the national interest
    The Kochs Can’t Make America Stop Hating Trump’s Tax CutRepublicans think their poor trillion-dollar corporate tax cut is just misunderstood.
  4. media
    Meredith, Backed by Koch Brothers, Acquires Time Inc. for $2.8 BillionOne of America’s most storied magazine publishers is getting consolidated.
  5. media
    Koch Brothers Back Meredith Corporation in Talks to Buy Time Inc.They’re reportedly putting up $500 million in equity to support Meredith’s effort to purchase the publisher of People and Sports Illustrated.
  6. Inequality Is a Bigger Threat to Our Democracy Than Putin IsThe biggest problem with Trump’s tax cuts is that increasing the wealth of the rich is a recipe for oligarchy.
  7. New Koch Ads Accuse Democrat of Opposing Unpopular Tax CutsThe libertarian billionaires will spend $1.6 million informing Wisconsin that Tammy Baldwin opposes tax cuts that few Americans support.
  8. The Obscure Legal Issue That May Foil Criminal-Justice ReformLast year, Trump, Sessions, and McConnell killed criminal-justice reform. This year the big problem is a fight over criminal-intent requirements.
  9. Can Jared Kushner Save Criminal-Justice Reform From Jeff Sessions?Bipartisan criminal-justice reform failed last year, in part because of the Trump campaign and Jeff Sessions. But now Jared Kushner is onboard.
  10. No One Wants the Latest Trumpcare Bill — Except Right-Wing BillionairesAnd for at least 48 Republican senators, that seems to be enough.
  11. The Grudge Match to Succeed Harry Reid — and Control the SenateThe Senate Democratic leader is retiring, and his bitter enemies the Koch Brothers are trying hard to deny him a chosen successor.
  12. early and often
    Charles Koch Calls Theory He’ll Support Hillary Clinton ‘Blood Libel’Koch is taking a hands-off approach to this election.
  13. Charles Koch Wants to Be the Next Bernie SandersThe libertarian billionaire will release a series of TV ads calling on Americans to band together to fix a “rigged economy” that leaves the poor behind.
  14. For the Koch Brothers, Buying Elections Ain’t What It Used to BeIt’s not just the less-than-libertarian Republican nominee — the billionaire brothers are starting to worry that their high-profile political spending is hurting the corporate brand.
  15. Trump’s Top Congressional Ally Dead-Set Against Criminal-Justice ReformEverybody’s favorite bipartisan policy cause, criminal-justice reform, faces an implacable foe in Trump’s buddy Senator Jeff Sessions.
  16. Sheldon Adelson Backs Trump, While Clinton Goes Fishing for Bush DonorsThe casino magnate looks to be the Donald’s first confirmed GOP megadonor. But Team Clinton is hoping it can peel off a few others.
  17. early and often
    Charles Koch Admits Hillary Clinton Could Be the Best Candidate in NovemberThe Koch brothers could be two citizens united against supporting GOP presidential candidates this year.
  18. strange bedfellows
    Charles Koch Agrees With Bernie Sanders, Still Isn’t Feeling the BernBut annoying GOP candidates is fun.
  19. your mother sucked rotten eggs
    Charles Koch ‘Spouts Off’ on the GOP RaceCharles Koch thinks Trump is intolerant — and compares himself to a baby whale.
  20. the national interest
    Koch Brothers to Let Jeb Bush ‘Audition’ for Their SupportMeritocracy remains alive and well.
  21. early and awkward
    Koch Brothers Looking to Build an Improv TroupeSounds hilarious.
  22. the racie for gracie
    Belafonte’s Klan Comparison Got De Blasio in Hot Water With the Koch BrothersFollowing all this?
  23. sugar daddies
    Koch Brothers Spent Even More Than Previously Thought on ElectionThey had another shadowy group.
  24. Frank Rich on the National Circus: The GOP Goes Benghazi on BostonPoliticizing tragedy before the manhunt was even over.
  25. Frank Rich on the National Circus: America’s Real Fiscal CrisisWho’s really hurting workers? The Koch brothers, for starters.
  26. white men with money
    Sheldon Adelson and the Super-Rich Drying Their Romney Tears With $100 BillsHow the right’s biggest donors are reacting.
  27. the national interest
    Third Most Evil Koch Brother Still Really EvilJust involved in some light unlawful imprisonment.
  28. Ralph Reed on Robocalls, Mormons, and Koch “Have you ever looked at some of the things we believe?”
  29. white men with money and opinions about underwear
    David Koch Has Thoughts on Marc Jacobs’s UndiesYes, really.
  30. politics
    Obama’s First Reelection Ad Pushes Back Against Koch BrothersObama seeks to clear the air about his energy record.
  31. occupy d.c.
    Occupy D.C. Protests Koch Brothers Meeting, Three Hit By CarThree hit by a car amid conflicting reports.
  32. koch brothers
    The Koch Brothers Made Part of Their Fortune Selling Petrochemicals to IranAccording to a blockbuster expose from ‘Bloomberg Markets’ magazine.
  33. koch brothers
    The Koch Brothers Are Restarting Their Boozy BrunchesThe other ones.
  34. fun-raising
    Charles Koch Apparently Has a Nickname for Barack Obama [Updated]“Saddam Hussein.”
  35. fun-raising
    Koch Industries Acting Like It’s Never Given Money to the Democrats BeforeCue the phony outrage!
  36. how the other .0000001 percent lives
    Koch Brothers and Rich Friends to Plan Strategy for Saving AmericaBecause prosperity is under assault, the fifth-richest man in America says.