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Reality Check: ‘Evil’ Koch Bros are only the 59th biggest donors in American politics. Can you guess who’s number one?

So who occupies the 58 spots ahead of the Evil Koch Bros? Six of the top 10 are ... wait for it ... unions. They gave more than $278 million, with most of it going to Democrats.

These are familiar names: AFSCME ($60.6 million), NEA ($53.5 million), IBEW ($44.4 million), UAW ($41.6 million), Carpenters & Joiners ($39.2 million) and SEIU ($38.3 million).

 

In other words, the six biggest union donors in American politics gave 15 times more to mostly Democrats than the Evil Koch Bros.

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Supreme Court Case Exposes Union Greed, But Will The Justices Turn A Blind Eye?

Labor unions try hard to craft a public image of caring about “the little guy” and fighting to make him better off.  Often, however, that image is the opposite of the truth. Unions are big, untaxed, businesses seeking to maximize their power and revenues. Often they conspire with politicians to loot workers who just want the union to leave them alone...

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