Time Inc. purchased with a little help from the Kochs

Nov 27, 2017
Meredith Corp., the Iowa-based magazine company behind Better Homes and Gardens (and plenty of other titles), is set to complete a nearly $3 billion purchase of Time Inc. early next year. Known for its news magazine as well as Sports Illustrated and People, Time has long been a desired purchase for Meredith. Two other attempts to purchase the company have […]

Koch brothers are silent investors in "Wonder Woman"

Aug 10, 2017
One hears a lot that in its politics, Hollywood tends toward the liberal. The Kansas-based Koch brothers (whose company is an on-again, off-again underwriter of this program) tend toward conservative politics. And one would imagine that the twain would never meet. But movies are expensive to make, so producers need money. And movies can be profitable, and […]

Full interview: Charles Koch

Oct 21, 2015
We spent an hour with Koch at his office in Wichita. Here's the full conversation.

The Koch brothers' $900 million war chest

Jan 28, 2015
The brothers vow to raise nearly a billion dollars from a few hundred people.
David H. Koch.
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Koch brothers' 2016 war chest is $889 million

Jan 27, 2015
They are funding a network of political groups gearing up to influence election.

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The Kochs: Big brothers of personal data

Dec 9, 2014
Their new investment could make the Kochs more powerful than the RNC or DNC.

How big donors affect American politics

Sep 5, 2014
Kai Ryssdal talks to Ken Vogel about his book "Big Money."

The Koch brothers are spending on the midterm elections. Already

Jan 15, 2014
The conservative Koch brothers are targeting vulnerable Congressional Democrats who supported the ACA.