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.
Mike Pence has spent more than a decade courting the deep-pocketed small-government cadre that has come to dominate Republican politics: The Koch brothers, the Club for Growth and the Heritage Foundation.
Two of the nation’s largest environmental groups are combining forces to raise $5 million for the 2014 election to blunt better-financed efforts by industry groups fighting tougher climate-change laws.
Koch Industries Inc. and Goldman Sachs Group Inc.’s private-equity unit agreed to buy Flint Group from CVC Capital Partners Ltd. to add chemicals and additives used in the printing and packaging industries.
Consumer activist Ralph Nader and a free-market group whose funders include billionaires Charles and David Koch are part of a growing crowd urging the Senate to preserve value for investors in Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
The central fundraising network of billionaire energy executives Charles and David Koch purchased its first batch of television ads in this year’s U.S. Senate races, public documents filed by broadcast stations show.
Koch Industries Inc. and Goldman Sachs Group Inc.’s private-equity unit are near an agreement to buy printing-ink maker Flint Group from CVC Capital Partners Ltd., people familiar with the matter said.
A television advertisement in Alaska, where Democratic Senator Mark Begich is seeking re- election, criticizes federal government inaction and shows a candidate by a snowmobile saying: “Washington will figure out that I don’t take no for an answer.”
A divided U.S. Supreme Court struck down decades-old limits on the total amount donors can give to federal candidates and parties, dealing a fresh blow to efforts to curb the role of money in American politics.