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Democrats—Yes, Democrats!—Squeeze Koch Industries for Cash

Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.), who leads the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, recently called an official at Koch Industries, the industrial conglomerate owned by the infamous Koch brothers, to hit up the company for campaign donations. The DSCC exists to help elect Democratic candidates to the Senate, and it faces a pitched fight in 2012 to retain Democrats’ slim majority there.

You can listen to Sen. Murray’s robocall-esque message here.
Koch Industries’ Phillip Ellender responded, in what MoJo’s Andy Kroll correctly labels as a “spicy open letter.” Read it here.

File this under ”Why PP only donates to individual candidates”…

Democrats—Yes, Democrats!—Squeeze Koch Industries for Cash

Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.), who leads the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, recently called an official at Koch Industries, the industrial conglomerate owned by the infamous Koch brothers, to hit up the company for campaign donations. The DSCC exists to help elect Democratic candidates to the Senate, and it faces a pitched fight in 2012 to retain Democrats’ slim majority there.

You can listen to Sen. Murray’s robocall-esque message here.

Koch Industries’ Phillip Ellender responded, in what MoJo’s Andy Kroll correctly labels as a “spicy open letter.” Read it here.