It appears that Republicans have found their own pair of billionaire brothers to demonize this election cycle. While Democrats hammer away at the influence of the Koch brothers, conservatives are swinging back by pointing to the liberal campaign activism and free-spending ways of the wealthy Steyer brothers, Jim and Tom.
Yes, visited Des Moines suburbs and Davenport in February, meeting GOP activists and attending an event with business leaders sponsored by the Koch brothers' Americans For Prosperity. There's plenty to do, and the pace has quickened since The Associated Press last took a broad look at preparations for a potential campaign.
The pro-Democrats group Senate Majority PAC launched an ad in North Carolina against the billionaires Charles and David Koch. The Hagan campaign, however, claims the attacks by the Koch-affiliated group go beyond the health care law and indicate a "Tillis-Koch agenda."