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September 2, 2014 10:45 PM

McConnell promising pain; serving the Kochs will stifle economic growth

Some billionaires, notably Warren Buffett and Nick Hanauer, warn that historically high levels of income inequality are stifling economic growth. Then there are Charles and David Koch. Driven by ideology and narrow self-interest, they seek to depress wages, push even more wealth to the top and limit government's ability to protect workers, public health and the environment.

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