Pryor Takes Koch Money; Attacks 'Koch Brothers' Reckless Agenda'
12:27 PM, Feb 28, 2014 • By MICHAEL WARREN
The political action committee associated with Arkansas Democratic senator Mark Pryor received a maximum donation from Koch Industries, despite the fact that Pryor, as well as many other Democrats, has frequently criticized the influence of the Koch brothers in an attempt to raise funds.
According to the most recent FEC filing for Pryor's Priority PAC, Koch Industries Inc. PAC gave $5,000 in September 2013. View the entire filing here, and a screenshot of the donation below:
Koch Industries' PAC has been one of the top donors to Pryor's PAC for this cycle, contributing a total of $25,000 according to the Center for Responsive Politics.
In a fundraising email last month, Pryor knocked the top executives at the company, brothers Charles and David Koch, who have donated their own funds to conservative and libertarian political causes. Pryor said the Kochs have a "reckless agenda." Read the email below:
Pryor is facing Republican congressman Tom Cotton in what is considered one of the hottest Senate races of the 2014 cycle.
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