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Senate president praises Koch group: “AFP is a partner of ours”

DENVER, CO -- Members of the billionaire Koch brothers-founded conservative group Americans for Prosperity showed up to the state Capitol Thursday to drum up lawmakers' support....

Colorado voters “give the middle finger” to Koch Brothers education reforms

  Voters in three school board districts sent a powerful message Tuesday night to conservative billionaire brothers David and Charles Koch, Americans for Prosperity and...

Koch-backed ads raise the propaganda pitch in Colorado

The free-market group Americans for Prosperity, founded by billionaires David and Charles Koch, has been releasing a string of painfully earnest ads. A recent spot...

Wiretap: Law enforcement officers unite to end mass incarceration

Less incarceration 130 police chiefs, sheriffs and prosecutors joined the movement to end mass incarceration. They will be meeting with Barack Obama Thursday. "With momentum for criminal...

Tracking the money funding conservative school boards’ anti-union lawsuits

It’s not just Koch brother money funding the anti-union, pro-privatization takeover of school boards. In Colorado, mainstream community foundations are in on the game...

Wiretap: In Trump vs. the Koch Brothers, the Donald is winning

Trump vs. Kochs How Trump is beating the Koch Brothers. Via The Daily Beast. Broken machine Those who keep waiting for Trump/Carson/Fiorina to fall and Bush/Rubio/Kasich to rise...

News Poem: ‘To Live in this Cemetery’

is to see the paradox of what we are / the fragile iron of our blood

Wiretap: Candidates gripe about big money in politics

The Benjamins If you want to know how bad big money is in presidential politics these days, all you have to do is listen to...

Wiretap: Self-deporting from anti-Semitic Europe

Jeffrey Goldberg asks in the Atlantic: Is is time for the Jews to leave Europe? Goldberg has spent a year traveling around Europe trying...

Koch-backed groups move fast post-election to head off wind-power tax credit

Conservative groups funded by the oil billionaire Koch brothers dumped millions of dollars this year into electing Republicans to Congress, and now they are looking to take advantage of coming Republican control on Capitol Hill.