The Kochs will spend almost $1 billion in the 2016 elections, but call it "social welfare."
After a scorching two-year controversy involving a "John Doe" criminal investigation into potential illegal coordination between Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker's campaign and outside big money groups, state GOP leaders are readying a legislative package to dismantle the nonpartisan elections board.
The Kochs and other big donors wield massive influence in the post-Citizens United era.
Sen. Joni Ernst giving the GOP response to the State of the Union address is further proof that the Koch political network has become a dominant political force.
The push to end public education in Wisconsin marches on.
Wisconsin GOP pushes constitutional amendment to strip Chief Justice Abrahamson of her title.
“You look out your window and see people protesting, and then look at ‘Selma,’ and it looks similar”
After spending hundreds of millions of undisclosed funds on state and federal elections, ALEC's corporate members are demanding that state legislators preserve their "right" to anonymously spend money on politics.
Just weeks after Wisconsin's controversial Governor Scott Walker was elected to a second term, a group with ties to the billionaire Koch brothers has launched a new effort to destroy unions.
Democratic state legislators in Illinois are mulling an effort to thwart Chicago's effort to raise its minimum wage, even as they raise the state wage above the national average. And the state National Restaurant Association affiliate is eating it up.