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  • Charles and David Koch

    Americans for Prosperity unleashes an onslaught of ads against supporters of the spending bill.

  • WASHINGTON, May 7- Right after Republicans in the U.S. Senate passed their income tax overhaul in December, delivering tax cuts to businesses and most American taxpayers, Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell was buoyant. For several congressmen in tough reelection fights, Steve Knight in California, Jason Lewis in Minnesota, and Don Bacon in Nebraska,...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 19- Reddit Inc, the tech firm behind one of the most popular websites in the world, said on Thursday it had hired former Time Inc executive Jen Wong as its chief operating officer. Its investors include media company Condé Nast, which once owned Reddit and later spun it off, as well as venture capital firms Andreessen Horowitz and Sequoia...

  • Charles and David Koch

    The Koch groups are worried that tariffs and a trade war with China would offset any potential positive economic gains from the GOP's tax cuts.

  • Meredith, which owns lifestyle magazines such as Better Homes& Gardens and Family Circle, agreed to buy Time Inc in a $1.84 billion all-cash deal backed by conservative billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch. "There are guys who would like to own these marquee brands and are probably gonna pay more than what Meredith paid to acquire them," said Daniel Kurnos,...

  • The media company said the job cuts were part of its plan to save between $400 to $500 million in costs. Meredith in November agreed to buy Time the publisher of People, Sports Illustrated and Fortune magazines in a $1.84 billion all-cash deal backed by conservative billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch. Des Moines, Iowa- based Meredith owns lifestyle...

  • SACRAMENTO/ WASHINGTON, March 14- Republican state senators in California gathered in Sacramento late last month for what amounted to an intervention. A leading Washington, D.C. polling firm warned the legislators in no uncertain terms that intense Democratic antipathy toward President Donald Trump could spur those voters to turn out in record numbers,...

  • SACRAMENTO/ WASHINGTON, March 14- Republican state senators in California gathered in Sacramento late last month for what amounted to an intervention. A leading Washington, D.C. polling firm warned the senators in no uncertain terms that intense Democratic antipathy toward President Donald Trump could spur that partys voters to turn out in record numbers,...

  • HOUSTON/ NEW YORK, Feb 27- Global commodity trader Koch Supply& Trading has cut dozens of workers across at least four offices worldwide, several sources said on Tuesday, as the firm restructures its business. The cuts at the unit of Wichita, Kansas- based Koch Industries Inc, the industrial conglomerate owned by billionaires Charles and David Koch, affected...

  • HOUSTON, Feb 27- Global commodity trader Koch Supply& Trading has cut dozens of workers across at least four offices worldwide, several sources said on Tuesday, as the firm restructures its business. The cuts at the unit of Koch Industries Inc, the industrial conglomerate of billionaire conservatives Charles and David Koch, affected traders and support staff in...

  • Feb 26- U.S media company Meredith Corp said on Monday that it would sell Time Inc's UK arm, publisher of NME and Marie Claire, just a month after completing the acquisition of its parent company. Prior to Meredith's acquisition, Time had been exploring a sale of several assets, including Time Inc UK. The sale of Time UK is expected to close by the end of the first...

  • Feb 26- U.S media company Meredith Corp said on Monday that it would sell the UK arm of Time Inc, months after announcing its acquisition of the publisher of People, Sports Illustrated and Fortune magazines. Meredith is being advised by Barou Advisers and Herbert Smith Freehills LLP for the Time Inc UK sale. Meredith had said in November that it would buy Time Inc in...

  • Charles and David Koch

    The new venture capital firm is seen as a way to challenge government regulations.

  • A customer puts gas into a vehicle at the U-gas station in Miami.

    Some Republican lawmakers are against raising the federal gas tax to pay for the president's promised $1 trillion infrastructure plan.

  • Charles and David Koch

    Overall, the nearly $400 million pledge is up 60 percent from the 2016 campaign, which saw the GOP hold majorities in Congress.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 30- A sweeping Republican-sponsored tax overhaul gained momentum in the U.S. Senate on Thursday with the backing of Senator John McCain, as party leaders held behind-the-scenes negotiations to try to secure enough votes for passage. The Republican-controlled Senate was expected to begin a potentially chaotic "vote-a-rama" on amendments...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 30- The Republican drive to push sweeping tax legislation through the U.S. Senate picked up momentum on Thursday with the endorsement of Senator John McCain, as party leaders pursued behind-the-scenes deals to secure enough votes for passage. The Republican-controlled Senate was expected to begin a potentially chaotic "vote-a-rama" on...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 30- The Republican drive to push sweeping tax legislation through the U.S. Senate picked up momentum on Thursday with the endorsement of Senator John McCain, as party leaders pursued behind-the-scenes deals to secure enough votes for passage. The Republican-controlled Senate was expected to begin a potentially chaotic "vote-a-rama" on...

  • After an official 20 hours of debate, the Republican-controlled Senate was expected to begin a potentially chaotic "vote-a-rama" on amendments from Republicans and Democrats before moving to a final vote late on Thursday or early on Friday. A Republican push to overturn Obamacare ended in an humiliating failure in the Senate earlier this year, and President...

  • After an official 20 hours of debate, the Republican-controlled Senate was expected to begin a potentially chaotic "vote-a-rama" on amendments from Republicans and Democrats before moving to a final vote late on Thursday or early on Friday. A Republican push to overturn Obamacare ended in an humiliating failure in the Senate earlier this year, and President...