David Koch


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David Koch is the co-owner and executive vice president of Koch Industries, one of the largest closely held companies in the world. The Wichita, Kansas-based firm operates in various industries including oil refining, pipelines, commodities trading and paper pulp, and has annual sales of $110 billion. Koch owns 42 percent of the company.

David Koch News

  • Illinois Unions See Repeat of Walker in Rauner’s Run

    Bruce Rauner is a private-equity executive running for governor of Illinois who wears an $18 watch and a Carhartt vest as he discusses how he’ll shake up government. That’s what viewers see in television ads promoting the political novice in tomorrow’s Republican primary.

  • Obamacare Foes Run Nearly Half of Early Ads for Congress

    President Barack Obama’s health- care law is fueling an explosion in early television advertising before November’s congressional elections, with close to half the commercials attacking the measure.

  • Wall Street Plays 2016 Dating Game as Christie Stumbles

    Billionaire Wilbur Ross invited Paul Ryan over for lunch. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Wells Fargo & Co. bankers met with Rand Paul at a fundraiser in Atlanta. Investor Rob Arnott dropped in on Ted Cruz.

  • Christie Urges Party to Promote Ideas Not Just Complaints

    New Jersey Governor Chris Christie challenged his fellow Republicans to put forward more policy positions to solve the nation’s ills as he courted a constituency crucial to a potential presidential bid.

  • Scene Last Night: DiMenna’s Ballet, Bronx Museum Spring

    Hedge-fund managers Joseph DiMenna and James Dinan helped raise $1.2 million for the School of American Ballet last night, with tables at the academy’s annual Winter Ball priced as high as $100,000, or $10,000 a seat.

  • Labor Gains in Washington Amid Falling Union Membership

    After snubbing the 2012 Democratic National Convention, labor leaders are this year pledging a flood of cash and volunteers for the party’s U.S. Senate candidates -- and getting plenty in return.

  • Minimum Wage Job-Loss Report Is Cause for Republican Punt

    Boosting the minimum wage may cost as many as 500,000 people their jobs, said a new report from Congress’s financial scorekeeper that diminishes chances for an agreement on one of President Barack Obama’s priorities.

  • Chicago Mayor Seek Ordinance To Ban Petcoke Storage Facilities in City

    Bloomberg BNA – Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel expanded his public health campaign against petroleum coke and coal, vowing to introduce an ordinance that will ban new storage and processing facilities, and prohibit any expansion of existing facilities.

  • Scene Last Night: Paulsons, Bommer on Valentine’s Ballet

    Tomorrow, John Paulson’s elder daughter will be on stage at New York City Ballet, dancing in “Coppelia” as one of the children admiring the namesake beautiful doll created by a mad inventor.

  • Koch Brothers Flout Law Getting Richer With Secret Iran Sales

    In May 2008, a unit of Koch Industries Inc., one of the world’s largest privately held companies, sent Ludmila Egorova-Farines, its newly hired compliance officer and ethics manager, to investigate the management of a subsidiary in Arles in southern France. In less than a week, she discovered that the company had paid bribes to win contracts.

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