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Tue, Jun 17, 2014 -- 10:00 AM

The Koch Brothers and Money in Politics


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David Koch
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David Koch

Conservative billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch spent $122 million in political donations in the 2012 campaign season. Recent reports say the brothers plan to spend $300 million in 2014. We examine the actions and motivations of the Koch brothers and their influence in national politics.

Host: Michael Krasny

Guests:

  • Ken Vogel, chief investigative reporter for Politico and author of "Big Money: 2.5 Billion Dollars, One Suspicious Vehicle, and a Pimp - on the Trail of the Ultra-Rich Hijacking American Politics"
  • Tia Lessin, co-director and producer of the film "Citizen Koch"

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