‘Dr. Evil’ fuels dogfight between AKC, Humane Society

By John Dunbar and Erin Quinn

Public relations pro, food industry behind website, ads blasting Humane Society.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Charles G. Koch":

"… s is chaired by billionaire industrialist and conservative political donor Charles G. Koch. Pacelle said the Humane Society goes after “institutionalized cruel …"

Top politics investigations from 2013

By The Center for Public Integrity

In case you missed it, here are some of our favorite politics investigations from 2013.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Charles G. Koch":

"… “Corporations and the Limits of Criminal Law.” Who picked up the tab? Charles G. Koch Charitable Foundation, ExxonMobil, Dow Chemical and the U.S. Chamber of Co …"

Secret court judge attended expenses-paid terrorism seminar

By Chris Young

Secret court member embroiled in phone records controversy attended expenses-paid terrorism seminar.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Charles G. Koch":

"… eminar hosted by Northwestern University and sponsored by the conservative Charles G. Koch Charitable Foundation, the American Petroleum Institute and the U.S. Chamb …"

Corporations, pro-business nonprofits foot bill for judicial seminars

By Chris Young, Reity O'Brien and Andrea Fuller

Corporations and conservative foundations are top sponsors of judicial junkets.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Charles G. Koch":

"… ponsors of the 109 seminars identified by the Center were the conservative Charles G. Koch Charitable Foundation, The Searle Freedom Trust, also a supporter of conse …"

"… enter, whose board of directors includes Charles Koch. Officials from the Charles G. Koch Charitable Foundation did not return phone calls seeking comment for this …"

"… rofessor who has received thousands of dollars in research grants from the Charles G. Koch Charitable Foundation; and Jason Johnston, a former fellow with the K …"

Koch foundation proposal to college: Teach our curriculum, get millions

By Dave Levinthal

Proposed gift from Koch foundation to Florida State University in 2007 came with strings attached.

Koch-funded think tank offers schools course in libertarianism

By Chris Young

Koch-backed think tank wants to educate young minds on the benefits of the free-market system.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Education":

"… nimum Wage,” a video produced by the libertarian Foundation for Economic Education and featured on EDvantage. “But it doesn’t. It gets them fired.” Ac …"

Kochs put a happy face on free enterprise

By Chris Young

Initiative spearheaded by billionaire brothers paints positive portrait of free-market system.

Charles Koch's long history of education funding

By Dave Levinthal

The conservative billionaire's massive grant to United Negro College Fund is nothing new.

Inside the Koch brothers' campus crusade

By Dave Levinthal

The billionaire industrialists aren’t just investing in politicians, but also young hearts and minds.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Education":

"… delsons are also benefactors of the Dr. Miriam and Sheldon G. Adelson Educational Campus in Las Vegas, a pre-kindergarten through high school facilit …"

William Koch emerges from shadow of famous siblings

By Michael Beckel

William Koch's steadily increasing political activity has gotten relatively little notice compared to that of brothers Charles and David.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Scott Brown":

"… sidential bid. Meanwhile, $500,000 went to a group that backed former Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., known as the America 360 Committee. Another $100,000 went to a …"

Koch Industries PAC bolts to fast start in 2013

By Dave Levinthal and Michael Beckel

Energy company's PAC has donated more than $500,000 to politicians in five months.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Honeywell":

"… nation's thousands of registered PACs, including perennial PAC powerhouses Honeywell and National Beer Wholesalers Association, have donated so much cash so ea …"

Koch brothers pour more cash into think tanks, ALEC

By Paul Abowd

Billionaire Koch brothers continue to shower free-market causes with tax-exempt gifts.

Daily Disclosure: Koch-funded groups attack Obama for 'war on coal'

By Rachael Marcus

Billionaire-backed nonprofits press defense of coal industry with ads knocking president's policies.

Excerpts from this story referencing "energy":

"… ankrupt the coal industry, alleging that his plan is to “kill affordable energy.”The American energy Alliance is a 501(c)(4) nonprofit, which means its …"

"… liance is affiliated with the Institute for energy Research, a free-market energy nonprofit that has received backing from the Koch-run Claude R. Lambe Foun …"

"… ublic Radio reported in 2008, as well as other foundations affiliated with energy executives.American energy Alliance is not the only group to attack Obama …"

"… cutives.American energy Alliance is not the only group to attack Obama’s energy policies, which include investing in renewable energy and reducing carbon …"

Koch fined for making 12 illegal campaign contributions that it self-reported

By Peter H. Stone

Koch subsidiary fined for illegal contributions that it reported to FEC

Koch's web of influence

By John Aloysius Farrell

The Koch Industries web of influence

Excerpts from this story referencing "Energy industry":

"… the low-carbon standards and other remedial climate measures in California.Energy industry tax breaksKoch lobbyists spend much of their time, according to their disc …"

Issa oversight committee staffs up with industry insiders

By Brooke Williams and Matt Pearce

As chairman of one of the most powerful committees in Congress, Republican Darrell Issa has built a team that includes staff members with cl

Excerpts from this story referencing "Brooke Williams":

"… economists in the country and that they’re fair and balanced,” he said.Brooke Williams and Matt Pearce are reporters with The Watchdog Institute, a nonprofit jou …"

Behind the climate skepticism curtain: The Koch family and the Cato Institute

By Te-Ping Chen

The name of huge oil conglomerate Koch Industries didn’t appear anywhere on the ad the Cato Institute placed in the The Washington Post and

Unregistered advocates?

By Anupama Narayanswamy and Alex Knott

Influential groups sponsoring $20 million in travel not registered to lobby

Excerpts from this story referencing "Charles G. Koch":

"… Act violations since 2000.) In addition to serving on Mercatus' board, his Charles G. Koch Charitable Foundation donated more than $17 million to the Mercatus Center …"

Koch's low profile belies political power

By Kevin Bogardus

Private oil company does both business and politics with the shades drawn

Excerpts from this story referencing "Charles G. Koch":

"… tor of environmental and regulatory affairs and concurrently served at the Charles G. Koch Foundation as vice president for environmental projects.Prior to joining K …"