Read Charles Koch's Speech to Conservative Mega-Donors

He and his brother intend to exert such an outsize influence on the elections and, until recently at least, have kept a relatively low profile.

Charles Koch photographed in 2007.

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On Aug. 2, Charles Koch welcomed members of Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce to the second day of his semi-annual three-day seminar. Koch and his brother, David, lead a network of groups that plan to spend $889 million this year and next to advocate for their free-market philosophy. The theme of the seminar was “Unleashing a Free Society.” Because the Kochs intend to exert such an outsize influence on the elections and, until recently at least, have kept a relatively low profile, Bloomberg is providing a full transcript of the remarks:

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