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Billionaire Charles Koch / An F/A-18 Super Hornet assigned to Carrier Air Wing launches from the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman on September 18, 2018 in the North Atlantic.Wikimedia and Thomas Gooley/U.S. Navy via Getty Images

As Charles Koch Cultivates Anti-War Image, Koch Industries Profits from Defense Contracts

The right-wing billionaire has teamed up with unlikely ally George Soros on “military restraint,” but Koch Industries subsidiaries make millions by supplying the Navy with circuitry.

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Top Democratic Consultants Work for Anti–Medicare for All Campaign

The industry-led Partnership for America’s Health Care Future, which has assailed Democratic presidential candidates’ reform plans, is drawing on Democratic firms for assistance.

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Trump Settlement Admits Campaign Finance Crimes, Watchdog Says

Despite a signed settlement describing clear campaign finance violations, the FEC is unlikely to take action against President Trump because it lacks the quorum needed to make official decisions.

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McKinsey Employees Open Their Wallets for Alumnus Pete Buttigieg

Executives from the consulting firm’s energy, banking, and health care practices have maxed out to Mayor Pete's presidential campaign.