Tuesday, October 04, 2011

Seth Cline: "Koch Bros.' Woes, More Keystone XL Drama and More in Capital Eye Opener: Oct. 4" @ Open Secrets (Blog)

... Unsurprisingly, the top recipient of Koch Industries' money was Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.), who received $79,500 from the company's employees and political action committee during the 2010 cycle and has received $27,500 so far this year, according to the Center's research.

Pompeo represents Wichita, where the company's is based, and sits on the House Energy and Commerce Committee that regulates the energy industry and companies such as Koch Industries.

Members of the committee have been Koch Industries' favorite targets for campaign contributions, having received $112,000 so far this year and $176,000 during the 2010 election cycle. ...

Read more at Open Secrets.

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