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Occurrences in the Congressional Record

Entry Title Date
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."
Nomination Of Leon Rodriguez To Be Director Of The United States Citizenship And Immigration Services, Department Of Homeland Security June 24, 2014
James Inhofe, R-OK
"First, we always hear a lot of things about the Koch brothers and other people who are putting money in or are concerned about it. This actually is a statement made by this very wealthy person. I am sure he is a nice person. Tom Steyer is a multibillionaire. He is very liberal. He is from the State of California. He is a good friend of the junior Senator from California, and he has made the statement that he is going to put up $100 million to spend in campaigns of people who would do two things: one, try to resurrect the issue of global warming—which is dead. I can remember when global warming would be polled as the No. 1 or No. 2 problem in the country. Right now, according to last week’s Gallup poll, it is No. 14 out of 15. So that is a dead issue."
Nomination Of Sylvia Mathews Burwell To Be Secretary Of Health And Human Services—Continued June 4, 2014
John Cornyn, R-TX
"Well, unfortunately, this is part of an effort to intimidate and stigmatize people from participating in the political process. We know the majority leader comes out to the floor and talks daily about the Koch brothers, whom he happens to disagree with, and he disagrees with their right and ability to participate in the political process and to affect elections. He doesn’t talk about other political actors, such as organized labor, which has essentially been carved out of the limitations on political contributions and political spending. He doesn’t talk about people such as Tom Steyer, a former hedge fund manager who says he will spend $100 million against anyone who supports the Keystone Pipeline or anyone who opposes his views on climate change."
Chinese Trade Practices May 22, 2014
Christopher Murphy, D-CT
"People are figuring out that the Affordable Care Act works, and that is why there are fewer Republicans coming to the floor of the Senate and the House complaining about it, and that is why the Koch brothers and others have stopped running all of these ads about the Affordable Care Act."

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