A conservative group that’s part of the Koch brothers network says it is spending nearly $1 million more on a new television and digital ad attacking Democratic Sen. Tammy Baldwin. > Washington Times
Campaign finance disclosures from the Koch Industries Political Action Committee (KochPAC) show that Team Koch is investing heavily in candidates for the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate. PR Watch‘s state-by-state list shows how much they’ve given to whom in Wisconsin.
Asked on “Morning Joe” to explain her low approval ratings, Sen. Tammy Baldwin pointed to how “terribly polarized” the state has become and complained about the influence of the Koch brothers. “When I started in political life running for office, people were ticket-splitters. There wasn’t the partisan polarization that we see,” Baldwin said > Washington Examiner
A conservative group that’s already spent $1.5 million against U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin is dropping another $1.6 million. Concerned Veterans for America, part of the Koch brothers network, is running another round of ads on Baldwin’s handling of the over-prescription of opioids and other drugs at the veterans hospital in Tomah. > AP News
The midterm congressional elections are months away, but well-funded outside groups already are dominating the airwaves in what will be a multi-million dollar brawl for control of the Senate. > USA Today
A conservative group has launched a new $1.5 million ad campaign against Sen. Tammy Baldwin, adding to the more than $3 million that has already been spent targeting the Democratic incumbent. Concerned Veterans for America is affiliated with the Koch brothers network. > Wisconsin Public Radio
The Koch network recently got together to discuss how they could invest $400 million to promote their politics and policies, but it’s not just about the upcoming election cycle. This incredibly powerful group of billionaires focused on winning the long war. > San Diego Free Press