Steve Stivers

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Public Interest Groups Criticize Vote to Extend Taxpayer Subsidies for Oil Companies

On March 2, Public Campaign Action Fund and the League of Conservation Voters criticized several U.S. House members for voting against a measure that would've temporarily ended wasteful and unnecessary taxpayer subsidies for oil companies. The members--both Democrats and Republicans--all took tens of thousands of dollars in campaign contributions from oil and gas interests during their time in Congress.

The press release for each of the members criticized is below:

Report: Tea Party-Endorsed Candidates Take Millions in Wall Street Cash

Will they stand with Wall Street donors or stand with their constituents?

Washington, D.C.—On Tea Party caucus founder Rep. Michele Bachmann’s (R-Minn.) introduction of legislation to repeal the Dodd-Frank financial reform bill, a new report shows that Tea Party-endorsed candidates received at least $11.1 million in campaign cash from the finance, insurance, and real estate sector in the 2010 cycle.