Koch Industries

Sam Adams is the latest brand with a Trump problem

When Boston Beer Company founder Jim Koch stood up to toast President Trump at a recent dinner, he opened with a line familiar to anyone who’s seen …

Sam Adams

“BOYCOTT!” – Liberal Massachusetts mayor TRIGGERED over Sam Adams co-founder thanking Trump for tax cuts!

The liberal Massachusetts mayor of Somerville just triggered himself into a boycott after reading that the co-founder of Sam Adams, a Boston beer, …

Conservative View

Koch Subsidiary INVISTA to Build $1 Billion New Plant in China

The Center for Media and Democracy (CMD) has previously reported on Koch Industries’ foray into China with its investment in SINA Corp, a leading …

Liberal View

The Koch brothers are worth over $50 billion each after years of family feuds and massive lawsuits — here's how they spend their wealth

The Koch brothers are two of the richest people on planet earth.<p>Charles and David Koch tied for eighth on Forbes' 2018 list of the wealthiest billionaires in the world.<p>And they're also two of the most controversial billionaires out there, at least when it comes to their political contributions. …

U.S. Politics

Nationalism & Socialism: 2 Sides of the Same Statist Coin

The social justice left and the reactionary right have never been at each other's throats more viciously than today. Antifa warriors and alt-right …

Bernie Sanders

GOP Donor Questions His Support For Koch Network After Trump Criticism

Speaking days after the Koch brothers' political network signaled it would distance itself from President Trump, a major GOP donor says "it would be …

Republicans

The Koch brothers could soon be devoured by the very same radical forces they helped spawn

Trump followers are often referred to as conservatives. That is a misnomer. They are revolutionaries motivated by a radical right-wing ideology. Like …

Liberal View

The Koch network attacked Trump. Here’s why he’s using the RNC to fight back.

In recent weeks, the Republican Party has seen a major clash between President Trump and the Koch political network.<p>The Koch network has long been reliable donors to Republican candidates. For example, the Kochs pledged to spend $750 million on behalf of Republican candidates in the 2016 election …

Government

Koch-commissioned poll backfires as findings show most Americans oppose their right-wing policies

In their quest to deny Americans basic public services readily accessible in almost all other democracies on earth, the Koch brothers recently …

Middle-class

Hoops Attendance Tops American Conference Leaderboard - Wichita State

Wichita State led the American Athletic Conference and ranked 34th nationally in men's basketball attendance during the 2017-18 season, according to …

College Sports

Chapman U. President Doesn't Want His Campus "UnKoched": Podcast

"The demand that research funding be declined because of its origin poses a grave threat to academic freedom," Daniele Struppa, the president of …

Chapman University

The Koch Brothers Commissioned a Survey of Americans and Found Most Like a $15 Minimum Wage, Free College, and Universal Health Care

(Ranked by “Very Effective Solution.”)<p>Very Effective Solution<p>Somewhat Effective Solution<p>Not a Solution at All<p>Don’t Know<p>Lowering taxes and getting …

Middle-class

Trump vs. Koch, And the Winner Is…

Which one is better… Trump or Koch?If you read last week’s <i>The Deep Woods</i>, you know that this was the question I asked readers to weigh in on. In a …

Donald Trump

Koch group weighs in for Ted Cruz ahead of Beto O’Rourke race | McClatchy Washington Bureau

Last month leaders of a network of groups funded by the billionaire Koch brothers vowed to take a tougher stance against Republicans who disagree …

Republicans

Trump's Ultimate Disruption

Donald Trump’s disruptions to the domestic and global political order come and go so fast it can be difficult to assess their significance. Which parts are real and which parts are cotton candy?<p>The evening before the House election in Ohio’s 12th District, the Republican candidate said: “This has …

Opinion

Republican power: The Koch network vs. the Republican National Committee

WASHINGTON – The public feud between two Republican powerhouses – the libertarian-leaning Koch network and the Republican National Committee – raises the question of which group will have more clout in the midterm elections this year.<p>The answer is complicated.<p>The RNC has many more donors and …

North Dakota

Koch Network Backs Prison Reform, Denies Trump Rift

Mark Holden, general counsel at Koch Industries, discusses a new prison reform initiative and tension between President Donald Trump, the GOP, and …

Donald Trump

Mitch McConnell’s sudden “legal troubles.” (With a video)

Journalist Predicts ‘Blood On The Newsroom Floor Will Be Blood On The President’s Hands’<p>Published<p>2 mins ago<p>on<p>August 5, 2018<p>They say a conservative is …

Mitch McConnell

Sons of Wichita: How the Koch Brothers Became America's Most Powerful and Private Dynasty

Overview<p>Sons of Wichita: How the Koch Brothers Became America's Most Powerful and Private Dynasty by Daniel Schulman<p>Like the Rockefellers and the …

Middle-class

Editorial cartoons: QAnon, Enemy of the people and Election Twister

Clay Bennett editorial cartoon<p>08-03-18 Koch Brothers<p>Bruce Plante Cartoon: Trump and the cashier<p>Nick Anderson cartoon<p>Lisa Benson cartoon<p>Mike Lester …

QAnon

Top Koch official: We are not an 'appendage' of the GOP

A senior official from the political network affiliated with billionaire conservative businessman Charles Koch sent a letter to donors on Friday …

Republicans

Let’s root for Koch Brothers in this trade battle

Never in a million years did I expect to write these words:Thank goodness for the Koch brothers!I know, I know: Their political and policy networks …

Economy

Donald Trump’s feud with Charles Koch widens as GOP chair joins fray

WASHINGTON – It’s official: With less than 100 days to go before the November midterms, the war within the Republican party just got a lot bigger.<p>The Republican National Committee is diving into President Donald Trump’s battle with Charles Koch, warning GOP donors to stay away from the conservative …

Republicans

Editorial cartoonists poke fun at 3-D guns and Koch brothers math

Darrin Bell Cartoon<p>Facebook purge<p>Clay Bennett editorial cartoon

Political Cartoons

Trump Continues to Attack Koch Brothers Amid GOP Rift (Audio)

James Davis, spokesperson for the Koch Political Network, discusses President Trump’s continued attacks against the Koch brothers, who recently …

Donald Trump

Democrats delight in Koch-Trump feud

NEW ORLEANS — Democrats are salivating over President Donald Trump’s escalating feud with the powerful Koch network, hopeful it could weaken Republicans heading into the midterms.<p>One day after the Republican National Committee warned donors to steer clear of the Koch network, Washington Gov. Jay …

Republicans

Koch Industries: Summary

CONTRIBUTIONS: $6,875,849<p>Loading Chart<p>Loading Chart<p>Contributions to candidates: $1,325,115<br>Contributions to Leadership PACs: $497,500<br>Contributions to …

Koch Industries

Trump Blasts Koch Brothers, Morning Joe in Thursday Tweetstorm

President Donald Trump on Thursday morning continued his attack against the Koch Brothers while also taking aim at MSNBC's “Morning Joe” and CNN for …

Donald Trump

Republican Party chairwoman slams megadonor Koch network over trade criticism

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the Republican National Committee criticized the conservative Koch network of donors on Thursday for threatening to back Democrats, escalating tensions between the party and its core business backers before November's congressional elections.<p>Officials with the …

Politics

Trump is scripting his own defeat in November

President Trump isn’t afraid to make enemies. Since he took down the Bush and Clinton dynasties—and many other opponents—in his upstart bid for the …

Republicans