Besides defying Republican leaders on the border tax, the Koch-led organization on Sunday challenged Trump on a policy he implemented on Friday to stop the movement of people from countries with large Muslim populations from traveling to the United States.
At an annual Americans for Prosperity summit, a handful of the 17 Republican presidential candidates made appearances. Donald Trump was not invited.
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With their strange urge to ruin the transportation systems that made America the world’s strongest country, the Tea Party is more like a Termite Party.
Americans for Prosperity (AFP) — the right-wing 501(c)(4) “dark money” group backed by billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch — has singled out its latest target: Detroit, Michigan. Specifically, the group is mobilizing opposition to the proposed settlement reached in the Detroit municipal bankruptcy case. The settlement, which is the only promising compromise after months of negotiation, now faces […]
In what may be the most ironic ad of the midterm election cycle, a right-wing “dark money” group with deep ties to conservative billionaires Charles and David Koch is accusing liberal billionaire Tom Steyer of buying the allegiance of a Democratic senator. The web ad, titled “Colorado Steyer Infection,” was released on Wednesday by American […]
The Tennessee State Senate brokered a deal this week to move forward with a hotly contested bus rapid transit (BRT) project. The bill will provide the city of Nashville and neighboring Moore County with 7.1 miles of rapid bus transit lanes. But because of the compromise in the Senate, the BRT plan will now face greater oversight: The […]
Even before President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act was launched in October 2013, Republican critics of the law had already begun spinning stories to discredit it. Over the past several months, GOP lawmakers and outside groups have focused their tales on health insurance plan cancelation letters and lost coverage for millions, forced enrollment in unaffordable […]
Politically speaking, here’s the thing about those melodramatic ads attacking the Affordable Care Act currently running on TV: In terms of actual policy, they’re as futile as the 40-odd votes to repeal the law that House Republicans have already cast. GOP hardliners are like a drunk in a bar fight threatening to whip somebody twice […]
It may take a few more elections for Republicans to figure this out, but health care just isn’t a good issue for them. You can understand why they’re confused. In 2010, their histrionic “OMG! Death panels!” Obamacare attacks were a small part of a massive landslide victory that owed more to the economy cratering than […]
Americans for Prosperity — one of the largest recipients of donations from the Koch Family Foundation — has been hammering Democratic senators in swing states with millions of dollars in television ads. But last week the group suddenly pulled $100,000 in ads slated to run in Alaska. Why? Democrats from Alaska offered 10 reasons. But […]
Americans for Prosperity, one of the largest right-wing 501(c)(4) “dark money” groups, is reportedly launching a major ad campaign attacking vulnerable Senator Kay Hagan (D-NC). According to Politico, Americans for Prosperity — which is financially backed by billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch — is making a $1.4 million television ad buy to air this […]
The Koch brothers* are hiring. You’ll find job listings for campaign staff positions in Koch-funded groups in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Louisiana, Minnesota, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Texas and Virginia. Some of the ads call for experts in social media channels such as Facebook, Twitter, Pandora, YouTube, Google, and OutBrain to effect a […]
Why did House Republicans try to repeal the Affordable Care Act 46 times, knowing their efforts would never translate into actual policy? The answer is simple: campaign ads, of course. Americans For Prosperity, a right-wing non-profit group chaired by David Koch, is out with two attack ads in districts represented by vulnerable Democrats. First, the […]