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Billionaire Brothers Charles & David Koch
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The New Yorker: Billionaire Brothers Charles & David Koch Have Quietly Given More Than $100 Million to Right-Wing Causes

An article in the latest issue of The New Yorker magazine by Jane Mayer profiles billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch, two of the richest men in America who have quietly given more than a hundred million dollars to right-wing causes. Mayer writes, "The [Koch] brothers have funded opposition campaigns against so many Obama Administration policies-from health-care reform to the economic-stimulus program-that, in political circles, their ideological network is known as the Kochtopus." Ref. Source 6

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Koch defends political efforts, questions climate change

Charles Koch, the billionaire industrialist who vows to spend $300 million on politics in 2016, said he and his brother, David, are involved in politics to improve people's lives, not to enrich themselves. In an exclusive interview with USA TODAY, he also questioned whether climate change would be "Catastrophic" And talked about his push to restore the voting rights of former criminals. Ref. USAToday

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Kochs launch new anti-poverty group

Stand Together, a new organization tied to the billionaire Koch brothers, will spend up to $15 million this year to change how society deals with critical issues, including poverty and education. The initiative comes as the controversial Koch network gears up to spend record amounts in federal and local elections and faces intense scrutiny about its activity. Ref. USAToday.

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Billionaire David Koch dies at age 79. The executive built a conservative political empire with his brother. In 2018, Koch retired from Koch Industries, the Kansas-based conglomerate run by his brother Charles Koch, because of health reasons. The Koch brothers espoused conservative values through the Americans for Prosperity Foundation, making them the vilified figures in Democratic circles. Ref. USAToday.

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I wonder who will be the lucky person to inherit that amazing amount of money?

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HistoricToday is: 17th September (GMT), in history on the 17th of September, 1996 AD the following death happened:
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