Kochworld's 2014 Lesson: It's All About Victimhood

The leader of a Koch-backed political group explains what tactics will show up in the 2016 playbook.

The President of Americans for Prosperity and South Carolina native Tim Phillips speaks to the crowd at Tommy's Ham House Dec. 16, 2013 in Greenville, SC

Photographer: Richard Shiro For the Washington Post/Getty Images

Americans for Prosperity, the advocacy group co-founded by billionaire energy executives Charles and David Koch, spent more than $100 million helping Republican candidates in each of the last two elections–with markedly better results this year than in 2012.  AFP President Tim Phillips took a coffee break Monday in Arlington, Va., to explain what went right and the tactics that will be enhanced and expanded upon for the 2016 presidential campaign. His top takeaways:

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