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April 14, 2011 1:48 pm ET filed under Blog

Koch-Funded Walker Testifies To Congress About Prank Call

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February 24, 2011 9:41 am ET filed under Blog

What The "Koch" Tapes Tell Us About Gov. Walker

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February 23, 2011 12:25 pm ET filed under Blog

CONFIRMED: Gov. Walker's Strategy Call With "David Koch" Really Happened

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October 01, 2010 10:27 am ET filed under Ad Check

"Yes On 23" Ad Misleads About California's Investment In Clean Energy

When California passed its Global Warming Solutions Act in 2006, it represented a turning point in the debate over clean energy and global warming.  For once, it seemed, economic innovation and environmental stewardship triumphed over Big Oil and corporate greed.  Today, however, those same oil giants are fighting round two by bankrolling the "Yes on 23" campaign in favor of a proposition repealing the Global Warming Solutions Act (AB 32).  Not surprisingly, a new "Yes on 23" television ad is full of falsehoods, misrepresentations, and lies.

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September 23, 2010 11:47 am ET filed under Blog

Fiorina Enhances Her Tea Party Credentials With Help From The Koch Brothers

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August 20, 2010 1:19 pm ET filed under Fact Check

Koch Companies Have Received Almost $100 Million In Government Contracts

David and Charles Koch, owners of the oil conglomerate Koch Industries, are among the most influential players in the conservative movement.  The brothers have spent millions of dollars funding right-wing organizations, such as Americans for Prosperity and the Cato Institute, that rail against the government.  Nonetheless, according to recent data, Koch-affiliated companies have received nearly $100 million in government contracts since 2000.

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August 20, 2010 12:13 pm ET filed under Blog

Koch Companies Have Received Almost $100 Million In Government Contracts

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August 06, 2009 2:00 pm ET filed under Fact Check

Oil and Gas Industries Fuel Unruly Townhall Meetings

During the congressional recess, Democratic lawmakers have been facing unruly mobs at town hall meetings in their districts. However, the protestors' outrage has been largely manufactured by front groups tied to the oil and energy industries.

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August 03, 2009 6:25 pm ET filed under Fact Check

Oil Companies Bankroll "Experts" In New Anti-Regulation Infomercial

As the debate over cap-and-trade heats up in the Senate, the Competitive Enterprise Institute has released what it calls a "documentary" on climate change. The video, Policy Peril: Why Global Warming Policies Are More Dangerous Than Global Warming Itself, is an attempt to downplay the risks associated with global warming.  CEI fails to note, however, that a host of "experts" interviewed in the video are employed by organizations that have accepted hundreds of thousands of dollars from America's largest oil companies.

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May 13, 2009 11:51 am ET filed under Blog

Author Of Purported White House Memo On Climate Connected To Exxon And Koch Industries

The author of the memo, Joseph Johnson, is a Bush holdover and former fellow at the Mercatus Center.

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