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.

Kochs put a happy face on free enterprise

By Chris Young

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

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 "Los Angeles":

"… Harvard University to American University to the University of California, Los Angeles.   In 2012, the Koch foundations sent six- or seven-figure donations …"

"… support drug addiction and recovery studies. The University of California, Los Angeles, for example, took in $300,000 to support programs for black wor …"

"… ample, took in $300,000 to support programs for black workers in Los Angeles.   The Soros Fund Charitable Foundation — a private charity w …"

Issue ad or political ad? You be the judge

By Rachel Baye

Ads intended to influence elections often not reported because sponsors claim they are about issues.

Anti-Obama nonprofit tells IRS it's not 'political'

By Michael Beckel

Meet the pro-coal group that spent millions attacking Obama while telling the IRS it wasn't engaged in candidate elections.

'Dark money' groups fueled by cable industry

By Julie Patel

Americans for Prosperity, Americans for Tax Reform among beneficiaries, new disclosure shows.

Koch-backed nonprofit spent record cash in 2012

By Michael Beckel

Americans for Prosperity, a conservative nonprofit, spent $122 million last year — exponentially more than it ever has.

Koch Industries PAC spending record cash

By Adam Wollner

Committee has biggest spending month ever during a non-election year.

Outside money from D.C. groups, Koch brothers gushes into local politics

By Bill Buzenberg

Two investigations this week show how money from out-of-state groups continues to permeate elections.

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.

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.

Barack Obama accused of 'dark money' hypocrisy by non-disclosing nonprofit

By Michael Beckel

Americans for Prosperity slams the president's nonprofit in a new ad, yet the group doesn't plan on revealing its funders.

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":

"… call his “war on coal.”Yesterday, for example, the nonprofit American Energy Alliance reported that its new ad “Stand with Coal,” cost more than a …"

"… ry, alleging that his plan is to “kill affordable Energy.”The American Energy Alliance is a 501(c)(4) nonprofit, which means its donors remain unknown t …"

"… lay, R-Texas, according to the Center for Responsive Politics.The American Energy Alliance is affiliated with the Institute for Energy Research, a free-mark …"

"… Politics.The American Energy Alliance is affiliated with the Institute for Energy Research, a free-market Energy nonprofit that has received backing from th …"

Daily Disclosure: Koch-backed nonprofit ‘educates’ voters about Obama

By Rachael Marcus

Obama's 'failing agenda' subject of new negative ad blast from big outside-spending nonprofit.

Daily Disclosure: Patriot Majority USA targets Koch brothers

By Alexandra Duszak

A liberal super PAC and a nonprofit kick off campaign targeting billionaire industrialists.

Daily Disclosure: Americans for Prosperity launches first ad of $25 million campaign

By Alexandra Duszak

Conservative nonprofit Americans for Prosperity launches massive anti-Obama ad campaign

Nonprofit profile: American Commitment

By Rachael Marcus

Quick stats on the nonprofit group, supporting conservatives

Nonprofit profile: Americans for Prosperity

By Paul Abowd

Quick stats on Americans for Prosperity, supporting conservatives

Koch-related group is reviewing financial transactions with Cain aide's charity

By Peter H. Stone

Americans for Prosperity ties to Cain aide under review

New documentary underscores Koch brothers' broad influence in policy and politics

By Sandy Johnson

New Bloomberg video underscores iWatch News findings about Koch influence in Washington

Koch's web of influence

By John Aloysius Farrell

The Koch Industries web of influence

Excerpts from this story referencing "Energy":

"… ng with her changes.”In early March, members of the Republican-led House Energy and Commerce Committee — many of whom had received campaign contribution …"

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

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 "Issa":

"… of the most powerful committees in Congress, San Diego Republican Darrell Issa has built a team that includes staff members with close connections to ind …"

"… close connections to industries that could benefit from his investigations.Issa took control of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform las …"

"… road powers to investigate government and industry, and to issue subpoenas.Issa’s staff already has released findings sympathetic to industries bent on …"

"… ations on workplace safety and the financial services industry.And some on Issa’s staff know this territory from the inside.Several have ties to billion …"

Koch brothers wade into Wisconsin union fight

By Jeremy Borden

Americans for Prosperity, a nonprofit funded in part by the conservative billionaire Koch brothers, has launched a 30-second television adve

Americans for Prosperity blasts Ohio Democrat’s climate change vote

By Josh Israel and Aaron Mehta

Americans for Prosperity, a conservative group with links to the billionaire co-owner of industrial giant Koch Industries, has launched an a

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

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 "Koch family":

"… ment as necessary."Another Koch group housed at GMU is the Mercatus Center.Koch family money was used to support Mercatus in the mid-1980s and still finances the …"

"… ing since then.Foundation for Research on Economics & the Environment. Koch family foundation money provides significant funding for this group, which holds …"