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Occurrences in the Congressional Record

Entry Title Date
Continuing Resolution September 17, 2014
James Inhofe, R-OK
"I think it is an appropriate time to talk about the hypocrisy on the left over political spending. We spent all of last week debating a constitutional amendment to limit political speech that is currently protected under the First Amendment. Democrats are talking about the Koch brothers, and people are not aware that this type of activity was from a man named Tom Steyer, by his own admission."
Bank On Students Emergency Loan Refinancing Act—Motion To Proceed— Continued September 11, 2014
Charles Schumer, D-NY
"Well, he is dead wrong. All Democrats are trying to erase is the hundreds of millions dollars—undisclosed—that are tainting our elections, whether they are coming from the Koch brothers or George Soros or Tom Steyer. All of them should not be allowed to have such huge influence."
Paycheck Fairness Act—Motion To Proceed September 10, 2014
Bernard Sanders, I-VT
"What democracy is not about is allowing the Koch brothers—a family worth $80 billion, the second wealthiest family in this country—to spend hundreds and hundreds of millions of dollars to elect candidates whose job it is to make the wealthiest people in this country even wealthier while they continue to attack the needs of the middle class and working families of this country."
Nomination Of Pamela Harris To Be United States Circuit Judge For The Fourth Circuit—Continued July 24, 2014
Sheldon Whitehouse, D-RI
"When the Koch brothers‘ polluter money can come in and bombard you in a small primary election, that is pretty scary. When the paid-for rightwing attack machine can be cranked up against you in your Republican primary, that is pretty scary too. What the polluters can do with political spending, they can threaten or promise to do in ways that the public will never see or know, but the candidate will know. The candidate will know for sure."
Keystone Pipeline June 25, 2014
Harry Reid, D-NV
"This is so transparent that my friend the Republican leader is doing the bidding again of the Koch brothers, who own the first or second largest tar sands holding which exists in the world."

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