Koch-linked Organization Uses ‘Dark Money’ to Fight Political Disclosure | Bill Moyers

As the Internal Revenue Service contemplates new rules to illuminate “dark money” in politics, a little-known nonprofit group is fighting back using money traceable to billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch, drug makers and the cable television industry.

The group, American Commitment, received 87 percent of its $13 million in funding between 2011 and 2013 from three Koch-connected nonprofits: the Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce, the Center to Protect Patient Rights and Free Enterprise America, according to tax filings reviewed by the Center for Public Integrity.

This story was originally published by The Center for Public Integritywhich is a nonprofit, nonpartisan investigative news organization in Washington, DC.

Read more here: http://billmoyers.com/2014/11/28/koch-linked-organization-uses-dark-money-fight-political-disclosure/

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