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Rob Tornoe is an award-winning editorial cartoonist whose work has appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, NPR and msnbc.com, among others. He is also an avid sports nut and rabid Buffalo Bills fan (don't remind him), and draws sports cartoons for the Philadelphia Inquirer.
Charles and David Koch, brothers and the oil barons who are already shaping the 2014 midterm elections according to recently leaked audio recordings, are often portrayed as environmentally responsible advocates of the free-market that are unfairly targeted by Democrats. However, their political influence, which benefits the fossil fuel industry and their own bottom line, is unparalleled.Research 5 hours and 6 minutes ago
Fox News host Brian Kilmeade falsely claimed that an immigration ruling allowing a victim of domestic violence in Guatemala to pursue an asylum claim in the U.S. would allow Guatemalans "to get instant U.S. citizenship as well as our benefits" while an on-screen graphic read "Opening the Border." In fact, an immigration judge must still review the request for asylum in this specific case, and even if immigrants are granted asylum, they face a years-long path to gaining citizenship.Research 10 hours ago