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To Strike at Kochs, Democrats Revive Tactic That Hurt Romney

WASHINGTON — After months of wincing in the face of negative ads funded by the industrialists David and Charles Koch, Democrats believe they have finally found a way to fight back: attacking the brothers’ sprawling business conglomerate as callous and indifferent to the lives of ordinary people …

Democrats target Republican ties to Koch brothers

WASHINGTON — Democrats struggling to combat a flood of outside money pouring in to defeat their candidates have found at least a temporary solution: If you can't beat them, brand them.

The latest strategy of Democratic messaging is tying Republican candidates and policies to the party's most …

Senate Democratic Campaign Arm to Go After Paul Ryan's 'Koch Budget'

Doubling down on their focus on the Koch Brothers, Democrats are launching a new offensive against the House GOP budget released Tuesday.

Doubling down on their strategy of attacking the Koch brothers, Democrats are launching a new campaign to tie Rep. Paul Ryan's budget to the billionaire …

The Democrats Stand Up to the Kochs

Democrats have for too long been passive in the face of the vast amounts of corporate money, most of it secret, that are being spent to evict them from office and dismantle their policies. By far the largest voice in many of this year’s political races, for example, has been that of the Koch …

Dems target House GOP Senate hopefuls after Ryan vote

Six House Republicans who are running for Senate this year in competitive states voted for the House GOP's 2015 budget -- and Democrats wasted no …

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New Democratic Strategy Goes After Koch Brothers

WASHINGTON — Charles G. and David H. Koch, the billionaire brothers who are perhaps the best-known patrons of conservative Republican politics, are bespectacled and in their 70s. They look genial enough.

But Democrats are embarking on a broad effort that aims to unmask the press-shy siblings and …



Harry Reid: GOP Budget A Blueprint For 'Koch-Topia'

Sahil Kapur

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) was on message Tuesday, melding his relentless attacks on the billionaire Koch brothers with a …

Democrats back rhetoric with cash in fight against Koch brothers

Thirty million dollars from Koch brothers-backed groups later, Democrats are putting their money where their mouth is.

Their efforts to fight back …

The Koch Party

Only a few weeks into this midterm election year, the right-wing political zeppelin is fully inflated with secret cash and is firing malicious falsehoods at supporters of health care reform.

As Carl Hulse of The Times reported recently, Democrats have been staggered by a $20 million advertising …

Freedom Partners ad accuses Rep. Bruce Braley of giving 'special favors' to insurers by voting for Obamacare

A new ad by Freedom Partners -- a group that has served as a hub for funding by billionaire industrialists Charles and David Koch -- recently began …


Dem Campaigns Adopt 'Addicted to Koch' Attack Line

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee liked Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's recent quip that Republican Senate candidates are "addicted to Koch" so much they're launching a campaign around it, starting in Alaska.

Reid, of course, was referring to billionaire brothers David and Charles …


Connect The Dots

Everybody’s talking about the Kochs - The Washington Post

Democrats have been talking a lot about the Koch brothers lately, and not just because you can wittily accuse a Republican of being “Addicted to Koch!” (the name is pronounced like coke). Two weeks ago, Greg explained what he saw behind the strategy: “The Koch brothers are a proxy for special …

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The Ryan Budget Is The Blueprint For a Koch-Topia



Americans for Prosperity has aired 77 percent of its 2014 congressional election ads in U.S. Senate races.

The group, which advocates limited …


Liberals’ favorite villain: Why Democrats really love to hate the Koch brothers

The key to the Democrats' strategy: Koch financial and political interests have unpopular ramifications everywhere

A couple of weeks ago, Democrats all of a sudden and in unison began setting up the billionaire Koch brothers as their ideological foils, without offering up much in the way of an …

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Reid To Donors: Koch Brothers Could End The Democratic Majority

Sahil Kapur

Senate Democratic leaders really want to run against the Koch brothers in the 2014 mid-term elections.

A recent fundraising letter penned …

Democrats Take Aim at Early Flurry of GOP Ads

Americans for Prosperity, Funded By the Koch Brothers, at Top of Liberals' List

WASHINGTON—Democrats are moving to counter an unusually early ad blitz by the conservative group Americans for Prosperity by trying to turn voters against the group's wealthy donors.

The group, which receives funding from …

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Begich targets Kochs in TV ad

Updated 03/10/14, 11:41 AM EDT

Alaska Sen. Mark Begich will release his first television ad Monday, an attack on the conservative Koch brothers’ group Americans for Prosperity for the ads it’s been running against Begich this year.

“First it was a D.C. actress pretending to be an Alaskan,” says a …


"Into The Ground"

Hagan slams the Koch brothers

Vulnerable Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan shrugged off the massive amounts of money being spent in her race by a group backed by the Koch brothers, saying her state’s residents will stop them from trying to “buy” her seat in the Senate.

“The people in North Carolina are not going to let the billionaire …

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Koch Brothers Ad Attacking Mary Landrieu Uses Paid Actors

A new political attack ad from the Koch brothers-funded group Americans for Prosperity calls on Louisianans to tell Sen. Mary Landrieu that Obamacare