2015-01-27

Current Events: Is $889,000,000 Enough to Buy the 2016 Presidential Election?


The Koch brothers’ operation intends to spend $889 million in the run-up to the 2016 elections — a historic sum that in many ways would mark Charles and David Koch and their fellow conservative megadonors as more powerful than the official Republican Party.

The figure, which more than doubles the amount spent by the Republican National Committee during the last presidential election cycle, prompted cheers from some in the GOP who are looking for all the help they can get headed into a potentially tough 2016 election landscape.

Read more on Politico: The Kochs put a price on 2016: $889 million

While we're on the topic of money in politics:  Wolf-PAC

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