Articles By Alex Kotch

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

America’s Biggest Wildfire Profiteer Is Major Donor to Republicans Whose Policies Benefit His Business

Scientists say that post-fire logging makes future wildfires more likely, but Republicans with funding from the logging industry are trying to expand the practice.

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

State Propaganda: EPA Cites Koch-Funded Article to Attack Climate Report

The energy editor of the Charles Koch-funded Daily Caller owes his career to the conservative billionaire industrialist.

2018 Midterms Primary category in which blog post is published

Corporate-Funded Outside Groups Spend Big on Hyde-Smith After ‘Public Hanging’ Comment

Mississippi Sen. Hyde-Smith has benefited from $3.7 million in outside spending since her racist remark was made public.

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Days After Saying It Would Request a Refund, Amgen’s PAC Appeared to Give More Money to Cindy Hyde-Smith

Amgen is one of several companies that said they would request campaign contribution refunds following Hyde-Smith’s “public hanging” comment.

2018 Midterms Primary category in which blog post is published

Amgen Requested Refund From Hyde-Smith, but Its CEO Donated to Party Committee Supporting Her

Amgen’s PAC asked for a refund after Hyde-Smith made an enthusiastic remark about a public hanging.

Media Primary category in which blog post is published

Charles Koch Is Funding Rightwing, Pro-Trump Media, New Disclosure Reveals

Newly disclosed tax forms show that the billionaire industrialist’s foundations have increased their funding of conservative outlets while also ramping up support for First Amendment groups.

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

Democratic Opponents of ‘Green New Deal’ Committee Received Big Fossil Fuel Donations

New Jersey Rep. Frank Pallone, likely the new Energy Committee chairman, has received $178,000 from energy and natural resources interests this election cycle alone.

2018 Midterms Primary category in which blog post is published

Mississippi Senate Race: Where is the National Democratic Party?

In the final U.S. Senate contest, Mississippi Democratic candidate Mike Espy hasn’t gotten much help from the national party.

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The Verdict Is In: Rejecting Corporate Cash Wins Elections

Dozens of Democratic House candidates touted their rejection of corporate PAC donations, helping them raise individual contributions and oust incumbents.