Over past election cycles, the Koch brothers have funneled millions of dollars into U.S. politics. So how powerful are the Koch Brothers?
Charts: How Much Have the Kochs Spent on the 2012 Election?
“Charles and David Koch arguably have been liberals’ biggest bogeymen of the 2012 election.”
The Kochs put a price on 2016: $889 million
“The Koch brothers’ operation intends to spend $889 million in the run-up to the 2016 elections – a historic sum that in many ways would mark Charles and David Koch and their fellow conservative megadonors as more powerful than the official Republican Party.
How Citizens United Has Changed Politics in 5 Years
“Five years ago Wednesday, the Supreme Court handed down a decision that dramatically reshaped the business of politics in the U.S.”
Beyond The Boogeyman
“The sign of higher intelligence, it’s said, is the ability to hold opposite ideas in one’s head and continue functioning.”
Music Track Courtesy of APM Music: “Make A Promise”
Subscribe to TestTube News!
TestTube News is committed to answering the smart, inquisitive questions we have about life, society, politics and anything else happening in the news. It’s a place where curiosity rules and together we’ll get a clearer understanding of this crazy world we live in.
Watch more TestTube: http://testtube.com/testtubenews
TestTube on Twitter https://twitter.com/TestTube
Trace Dominguez on Twitter https://twitter.com/TraceDominguez
TestTube on Facebook https://facebook.com/testtubenetwork
TestTube on Google+ http://gplus.to/TestTube
Download the New TestTube iOS app! http://testu.be/1ndmmMq
Special thanks to Julia Wilde for hosting TestTube!
Check Julia on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Julia_SCI