first_imgBillionaire conservative activist and philanthropist David Koch is dead. He died today at age 79.Koch and his older brother Charles owned the Nebraska-based energy and chemical company Koch Industries since 1983.David stepped away from running the company last year because of failing health.The Koch brothers are best known for building a huge network of conservative donors. The brothers directed donations to organizations that work to push for smaller government, mobilize voters and persuade elected officials to support libertarian-leaning economic policies.last_img

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