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Daily Kos: Chris Hayes Blows Apart Obamacare Kills Jobs Lies (VIDEO)

Daily Kos: Chris Hayes Blows Apart Obamacare Kills Jobs Lies (VIDEO) | Shining a light on ALEC | Scoop.it
We are all well aware of the Obamacare lies and misinformation. The big one; Obamacare kills jobs. Everyone remember Hannity’s big fail . He featured three families claiming to be hurt by ...
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Is the NRA breaking campaign finance law?

Is the NRA breaking campaign finance law? | Shining a light on ALEC | Scoop.it
Alan Berlow over at Yahoo News has a very disturbing (though not particularly surprising) piece about how the Nationa...
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NH must resist addiction to Koch influences - Seacoastonline.com

NH must resist addiction to Koch influences - Seacoastonline.com | Shining a light on ALEC | Scoop.it
April 18 — To the Editor:The Koch brothers are at it again, pulling strings, setting agendas, overseeing our local politicians. Our Republican
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Scott Walker’s Anti-Immigration Epiphany

Scott Walker’s Anti-Immigration Epiphany | Shining a light on ALEC | Scoop.it
On Monday, in an interview with Glenn Beck, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker staked a new position in the Republican Party argument over immigration.
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Maybe Greg Abbott Showed Scott Walker His Framed Collection Of Koch Checks

Maybe Greg Abbott Showed Scott Walker His Framed Collection Of Koch Checks | Shining a light on ALEC | Scoop.it
We were just hearing that the Koch brothers prefer Scott Walker in the 2016 presidential election -- though now it's reported that the Kochs are also looking at Bush, Rubio, Paul, and Cruz. Still, Walker seems to have the inside track.
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Charles Koch: We like 5 GOP candidates in primaries - USA TODAY

Charles Koch: We like 5 GOP candidates in primaries - USA TODAY | Shining a light on ALEC | Scoop.it
Charles Koch said he is considering throwing his political might into the Republican presidential primary for the first time and is likely to provide financial help to several contenders before settling on a single candidate.
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Phone Company Refuses to Stop Denouncing ALEC's Telecom Policy - National Journal

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A cell-phone tower rises above the trees in Sudbury, Massachusetts.(Darren McCollester/Getty Images).
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New York Times, Fox News strike deals for anti-Clinton research

New York Times, Fox News strike deals for anti-Clinton research | Shining a light on ALEC | Scoop.it
The New York Times and Fox News have made exclusive agreements with a conservative author for early access to his opposition research on Hillary Clinton, a move that has confounded members of the Clinton campaign and some Times reporters, the On...
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States Clear Path for Clean Power Plan; Coal Industry and ALEC Floundering - Environmental Leader

States Clear Path for Clean Power Plan; Coal Industry and ALEC Floundering - Environmental Leader | Shining a light on ALEC | Scoop.it
More and more states are putting politics aside and preparing themselves to work with the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to cut carbon pollution and tackle climate change.
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Republicans Call for Imposing ALEC Zones on Poorest Neighborhoods of ... - PR Watch

Republicans Call for Imposing ALEC Zones on Poorest Neighborhoods of ... - PR Watch | Shining a light on ALEC | Scoop.it
Two suburban Wisconsin lawmakers have unveiled an economic development plan for the lowest-income neighborhoods of Milwaukee, and their "solutions" for the Wisconsin communities hit hardest by deindustrialization come directly from a national...
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Koch-Supported Group Offers Skewed Argument Against Clean Power Plan - InsideClimate News

Koch-Supported Group Offers Skewed Argument Against Clean Power Plan - InsideClimate News | Shining a light on ALEC | Scoop.it
InsideClimate News Koch-Supported Group Offers Skewed Argument Against Clean Power Plan InsideClimate News A conservative think tank connected to the political network overseen by Charles and David Koch is publishing a series of misleading reports...
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Koch lobbyist to senators: Don't reform biofuel mandates. Repeal them. - FuelFix (blog)

Koch lobbyist to senators: Don't reform biofuel mandates. Repeal them. - FuelFix (blog) | Shining a light on ALEC | Scoop.it
Philip Ellender, the president of Koch's government affairs arm, is lobbying the Senate against a plan to reform the nation's renewable fuel mandates in favor of repealing it altogether.
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How ALEC lobbies for the Private Prison industry • Immigrants for Sale • Part 5 • BRAVE NEW FILMS

American Legislative Exchange Council, or ALEC, pours millions of dollars into creating anti-immigration laws like SB1070 for their own benefit. They claim that ...
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In Koch We Trust: Shadow Politics and the New Democracy - Huffington Post

While each of the major political parties seek to serve the interests of constituent voters, the Kochs' network only serves to further the interests of its billionaire founders.
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Bill Lifting Gun Waiting Period Outpaces Wisconsin's Priorities - Milwaukee Courier Weekly Newspaper

Legislatively Speaking By Senator, Lena C. Taylor Republicans Continue ALEC’s Agenda Ahead Of States In yet another sweeping victory for the Ame...
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The Koch Brothers Want It Both Ways

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David and Charles Koch have been credited with making criminal justice reform an issue that conservatives are allowed to care about.
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Secret Koch memo outlines plans for 2016

Secret Koch memo outlines plans for 2016 | Shining a light on ALEC | Scoop.it
Documents detail plans to beef up the network's state-of-the-art data system, and pay hundreds of staff embedded in local communities across the country.
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Who Will Charles And David Koch Take To The Prom?

Who Will Charles And David Koch Take To The Prom? | Shining a light on ALEC | Scoop.it
On Monday David Koch asked Scott Walker to the prom. Sort of, but not really. On Tuesday, the brothers decided they don't know for sure who their date will be. There are just so many!
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Kochs' acquisition of the Republican Party nearly complete

Kochs' acquisition of the Republican Party nearly complete | Shining a light on ALEC | Scoop.it
The Koch brothers' takeover of the Republican Party is very nearly complete, and if they have their way,
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Plutocracy on the rise: Rapid increase in super PACs dominated by single wealthy donors

Plutocracy on the rise: Rapid increase in super PACs dominated by single wealthy donors | Shining a light on ALEC | Scoop.it
This story was co-published with the Daily Beast. The wealthiest Americans can fly on their own jets, live in gated compounds and watch movies in their own theaters.
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Cleveland.com: With corporate and labor interests watching, Sherrod Brown has 88 amendments for this week's foreign-trade deal - U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown, Ohio - Official Campaign Website

Cleveland.com: With corporate and labor interests watching, Sherrod Brown has 88 amendments for this week's foreign-trade deal - U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown, Ohio - Official Campaign Website | Shining a light on ALEC | Scoop.it
U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown has as many amendments to the long-awaited fast-track trade deal this week as Ohio has counties: 88. No other lawmaker is likely to have as many demands to address child and forced labor, currency manipulation, foreign workplace and environmental standards and help for American workers who lose jobs when their work moves overseas. It's unclear if Senate Finance Committee leaders will let Brown offer all 88 amendments. They have scheduled a meeting Wednesday to discuss the pending legislation, mark it up with changes where there is agreement, and vote. Then the matter will move on to the full Senate and, later, the House. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, foreign governments, manufacturing interests, major global corporations and big labor will be watching.
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Ohio is an ALEC state. Sherrod is one of a few lone heroes in this state.  

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ALEC Threatens To Sue Critics That Point Out It Helps Keep Broadband ... - Techdirt

ALEC Threatens To Sue Critics That Point Out It Helps Keep Broadband ...
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As you might have read, the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) has been losing some major clients lately, including Google, T-Mobile and Microsoft.
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Koch Industries Buys into Sports Sponsorship for Missouri Valley Conference ... - AllGov

Koch Industries Buys into Sports Sponsorship for Missouri Valley Conference ... - AllGov | Shining a light on ALEC | Scoop.it
Koch Industries, the fossil fuel giant owned by ultra-conservative brothers Charles and David Koch, is trying to increase its visibility on college campuses, both to improve the company’s image and to recruit employees.
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ALEC Threatens To Sue Critics That Point Out It Helps Keep Broadband ... - Techdirt

ALEC Threatens To Sue Critics That Point Out It Helps Keep Broadband ... - Techdirt | Shining a light on ALEC | Scoop.it
As you might have read, the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) has been losing some major clients lately, including Google, T-Mobile and Microsoft. Those companies have been quietly distancing themselves from ALEC, after critics have...
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Rand Paul pens tribute to Koch brothers - The Hill (blog)

Rand Paul pens tribute to Koch brothers - The Hill (blog) | Shining a light on ALEC | Scoop.it
"They have always stood for freedom," he wrote of the conservative donors.
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Unions, liberal groups suggest ALEC connection to Wisconsin's right-to-work bill - Madison.com

Unions, liberal groups suggest ALEC connection to Wisconsin's right-to-work bill - Madison.com | Shining a light on ALEC | Scoop.it
Right-to-work opponents say moneyed interests are calling the shots on the legislation, but its supporters say the bill is an effort to create good public policy.
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