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  • Many 'Obamacare' critics accepted its subsidies

    Several big corporations have reaped millions of dollars from "Obamacare" even as they support GOP candidates who vow to repeal the law. This condemn-while-benefiting strategy angers Democrats, who see some of their top congressional candidates struggling against waves of anti-Obamacare ads partly funded by these companies.


  • Businessman Tom Steyer listens during a meeting to announce the launch of a group called Virginians for Clean Government at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Va., Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. While Democrats hammer away at the influence of the Koch brothers, conservatives are swinging back by pointing to the liberal campaign activism and free-spending ways of the wealthy Steyer brothers, Jim and Tom. (Associated Press)

    The Steyer Brothers: GOP finds Koch rivals who finance Democrats

    While Democrats hammer away at the influence of the Koch brothers, conservatives are swinging back by pointing to the liberal campaign activism and free-spending ways of the wealthy Steyer brothers, Jim and Tom.


  • ** FILE ** Sen. Harry Reid. (Associated Press)

    CURL: Who the hell are the Koch brothers?

    Just kidding. I know who the Koch brothers are. They're the billionaire oil magnates who control 4,000 miles of pipeline and whose corporation, Koch Industries, owns dozens of companies like Georgia-Pacific lumber, Stainmaster carpet, Brawny paper towels, Angel Soft toilet paper, even Dixie cups. Net sales: $115 billion. A year.


  • **FILE** David Koch, executive vice president of Koch Industries, attends a meeting of the Economic Club of New York on April 11, 2011. (Associated Press)

    Koch Industries: We're not controlling the shutdown

    Koch Industries sent a letter Wednesday to senators declaring they are not pulling the strings behind the scene to orchestrate the government shutdown.


  • During an in-house ceremony for staff at The Los Angeles Times, about half of the attendees raises their hands when asked if ownership by Charles and David Koch would cause them to quit. (Associated Press)

    Half of L.A. Times staff would quit if bought out by Koch brothers: Report

    Los Angeles Times columnist Steve Lopez addressed the issue on everyone's lips last week during the paper's in-house awards ceremony, Huffington Post blogger Kathleen Miles reports.


  • Illustration: Occupy Wall Street by John Camejo for The Washington Times

    EDITORIAL: Demonizing the Kochs

    The left is trying to convince the public to hate the Koch brothers. The billionaire businessmen Charles and David Koch are a favorite target of liberals because their support of free-market causes serves as a counterbalance to the inordinate sums given to Democrats from unions and Hollywood.


  • Democrats press for Koch testimony on Keystone XL

    Democrats demanded Wednesday that Koch Industries officials testify before Congress about whether they have any financial stake in the Keystone XL pipeline, as President Obama's allies sought to limit political damage from his decision this month to reject the project.


  • Illustration by Alex Hunter for The Washington Times

    JENKINS: Working on excuses

    When President Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act into law, the Democratic majority told us it would cost $787 billion and keep unemployment below 8 percent. Neither proved to be true. Unemployment has risen to 9.6 percent, and the Congressional Budget Office anticipates that the law will increase deficits by $814 billion.


  • President Obama speaks Tuesday during the White House Summit on Community Colleges in the East Room of the White House. (Associated Press)

    Obama use of foe's tax records reviewed

    A federal inspector general is looking into whether the Obama administration used confidential taxpayer information in an effort to attack a political opponent, Koch Industries.


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