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Koch-powered lawmakers

Many Washington State legislators were elected courtesy of the Koch Brothers. In particular, Andy Hill and Steve Litzow squeaked by in 2010 via attack ads funded by the Koch brothers’ Americans for Prosperity. The State Republican Party was later fined for violating election reporting requirements in that election.See State Republicans fined for violating reporting requirements […]

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When money buys elections: the case of Steve Litzow and Andy Hill, as well as Tom Steyer

[The Bellevue Reporter published this in an abbreviated form as a letter-to-the-editor in their print edition today, including the part about Litzow and Hill’s funding by the Koch brothers.  So far the letter isn’t appearing on their website.] According to, in the 2012 US House elections, 95% of the candidates that outspent their opponents […]