"… by America’s most high-profile free-market advocates: Charles and David Koch, the billionaire brothers who have built a powerful political empire based …"
"… on libertarian principles. Brooks, whose high-profile think tank receives Koch funding, was recently tapped to serve on the advisory board of the Charles …"
"… funding, was recently tapped to serve on the advisory board of the Charles Koch Institute’s “Well-Being Initiative,” which “aims to advance our un …"
"… tive may be billed as a way to explore well-being, but some critics of the Koch brothers are skeptical. “The question needs to be: Whose well-being are …"
"… , Toomey’s office has submitted a tardy filing about the trip, which the American Enterprise Institute sponsored. “We did have an oversight in our post-trip reporting in this …"
"… k Zandi and Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, among others. Including Toomey, the American Enterprise Institute spent more than $50,000 on travel, lodging and meals for 18 members of Con …"
"… et Office; and Turki Al-Faisal, the former Saudi Arabian ambassador to the United States, were also featured at the forum, according to event documents. So, too, …"
"… idacies are doomed from the start,” said Norm Ornstein, a scholar at the American Enterprise Institute. “That could change as the Republican Party moves so far to the edge tha …"
"… ed into a classic Washington disaster. The plant here — the core of the American half of the bargain — is so grossly over its original budget and so unl …"
"… s a clear and present danger, to the international community as well as to American lives and liberties.” Nor has the risk of nuclear terror diminished si …"
"… nuclear security in Washington. Former vice president Dick Cheney told the American Enterprise Institute the following year that a terrorist with nuclear mat …"
"… the deputy minister at Russia’s Ministry of Atomic Energy, described the American plan to immobilize the plutonium in ceramic and glass as foolhardy. Yeger …"
"… ip that, for better and worse, is required for the system to function.” Michael Malbin, executive director of the nonpartisan Campaign Finance Institute, and Nor …"
"… h regularly donates to conservative groups like the Cato Institute and the American Enterprise Institute, contributed a combined $400,000 to George Mason’s judicial education pr …"
"… er. Highlighting national security issues and U.S. policy in Asia and the Middle East will rank among the PACs' priorities, Groombridge said. He added that the …"
"… hropist and pharmaceutical executive who was one of Donors Trust’s early board members. In 1998, with help from Donors Trust co-founder and board chairman Kim …"
"… has numerous ties to the Koch-connected Americans for Prosperity like board member Rudie Martinson, a former assistant state director for AFP’s North Dakot …"
"… oil from federal areas fell 14 percent between 2010 and 2011 and sales of natural gas production fell 9 percent, supporting Romney's point. The lower oil produc …"
"… has been declining for years because drillers have found vast reserves of natural gas in formations under several states that are cheaper to access than most fe …"
"… down, and homeowners are finding it much cheaper to heat their homes with natural gas. That's because natural gas production has surged, reducing prices both fo …"
"… nding it much cheaper to heat their homes with natural gas. That's because natural gas production has surged, reducing prices both for homeowners and for utiliti …"
"… ute. Its board includes former Nixon operative Fred Malek, former GOP Sen. Norm Coleman of Minnesota, former GOP Gov. Tom Ridge of Pennsylvania and former GOP Gov …"
"… en in Washington since 1979.”Well, not quite. Nelson was a member of the House from 1979 to 1991, when he ran for governor. He then won election as insur …"
"… Responsive Politics. He is also a member of the board of trustees of the American Enterprise Institute, a free-market, conservative think tank. The American Enterprise Institut …"
"… merican Enterprise Institute, a free-market, conservative think tank. The American Enterprise Institute, and Club for Growth, in particular, favor tea party candidates, but not a …"
"… nd a swelling of the armed forces’ top ranks.Former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates pushed, to no avail, for major changes to Pentagon compensation and warned …"
"… 903,000), Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy ($455,000), GOP Conference Chairman Jeb Hensarling ($525,000) and House Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp ($527,000) are all …"
"… financial ties suggest he’s very much an insider,” said John Pitney, a government professor at Claremont McKenna College in California.Ornstein concurred. “This is …"
"… Nothing could be further from the truth.” The two cite studies from the American Enterprise Institute and former Bush-era Congressional Budget Office head Douglas Holtz-Eakin, …"
"… other Republicans introduced legislation during the 1993-94 debate on the Clinton health care plan to require individual households to obtain coverage for acute and emergenc …"
"… etwork. Garza previously was president of Hispanic and Poder magazines.The Colorado-based Barrera will focus on reaching out to small business and entrepreneu …"
"… uesting additional subsidies from Peter Orszag, the former director of the Office of Management and Budget. They asked that the Obama administration’s budget “reflect the priori …"
"… y into risky lending, not the private sector, writes Peter Wallison of the American Enterprise Institute in a Wall Street Journal opinion column. He says this view is suppor …"
"… cessary. John Rizzo, the CIA’s former acting general counsel, said at an American Enterprise Institute forum recently that the techniques were needed to force the most hard-core …"
"… rothers are renowned as free market libertarians. But as a major trader in energy and financial markets, Koch Industries also knows how to hedge.As its corp …"
"… hs’ commercial interest to preserve America’s reliance on carbon-based energy sources. Despite recent diversification, Koch remains a major petrochemica …"
"… ures to encourage or require the use of low-carbon fuels. These sources of energy, in their manufacture and use, contribute less than other fuels to global …"
"… ouse gases from peat lands and boreal forest, and requires a great deal of energy to heat and sweat the oil out.“Canadian crude generates more greenhouse …"
"… ion” it blames for the recent financial crisis – mortgage underwriters Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. The assessment stands at odds with the Center’s recent …"
"… reported in August by the Center for Public Integrity, which described how Fannie Mae executives bungled their stewardship of the HAMP program. Fannie and Fredd …"
"… panies and how to limit banks’ risky trading for their own accounts; the Securities and Exchange Commission’s plan to give investors more information about the underlying assets in …"
"… he companies bailed out by the federal government, mortgage finance giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are shaping up as the deepest money pits. A close look at …"
"… filings, congressional testimony and interviews with economists and former Fannie Mae employees. Fannie and Freddie uncharacteristically collected more than $1 …"
"… riting standards,” said Thomas Lawler, a former senior vice president of Fannie Mae who left in 2006 to start a consulting business. “A disturbingly high sh …"
"… from scratch. “I believe this committee will be recommending abolishing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in their current form," Frank said, "and coming up with a …"
"… ]," the trip seems fairly routine. Maintaining normal trade relations with China was among the committee's top priorities, and Ellard's form was signed by …"
"… registered as a foreign agent for the Embassy of the People's Republic of China, representing its commercial office on "Chinese accession to the WTO" and …"
"… ertainment or travel" for public officials. Daniels said that although the China Chamber of Commerce in USA organized the symposium, Ellard's role there wa …"
"… Ellard's role there was not part of his former firm's efforts on behalf of China. Rather, he said, her involvement was intended to promote Powell Goldstein …"
"… y paid for travel and entertainment for House Majority Leader Tom DeLay (R-Texas). DeLay's office has said he was unaware that Abramoff had personally paid …"
"… ppear to be the ultimate winners from the law: former Reps. Jack Fields (R-Texas) and Thomas Bliley (R-Va.) and former Sen. Larry Pressler (R-S.D.). At the …"