Most are Republicans. Two serve in leadership positions. And many have seats on House committees that wield outsize influence on energy and climate policy.
— Read on www.eenews.net/articles/meet-the-top-house-recipients-of-oil-and-gas-money/
It was an incredibly tight race between Hobbs, the current Secretary of State in Arizona, and Lake who spent 22 years at a local Fox affiliate and was backed by former President Donald Trump.
— Read on www.npr.org/2022/11/14/1134151957/hobbs-lake-arizona-midterm-election-results-governor
The White House has moved to close a loophole that enabled journals to keep publicly funded research behind a paywall. …
— Read on www.extremetech.com/extreme/339162-white-house-bans-paywalls-on-taxpayer-funded-research
Humans are drawn to narratives, but too many politicians struggle to use storytelling to find common ground.
— Read on www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2022/04/democrats-storytelling-connecting-with-voters/629681/
A power plant that buys coal waste from a Manchin-owned company is 10 years behind on rent.
— Read on gizmodo.com/coal-plant-wont-pay-its-rent-but-can-pay-joe-manchin-1848548520
Selling scrap coal has earned Sen. Joe Manchin millions of dollars over three decades, and he has used his political positions to protect the fuel from laws and regulations that threaten his family’s business.
— Read on www.politico.com/news/2022/02/08/manchin-family-coal-company-00003218
Texas once again made headlines as we learned that the State of Texas will only be providing very limited numbers of voter registration applications to the public, blaming paper shortages.
— Read on defendernetwork.com/news/local-state/texas-dems-launch-program-to-print-distribute-500k-voter-registration-￼/
Money from Goldman Sachs, Blue Shield and Lockheed poured into Manchin’s coffers as he worked to scuttle BBB
— Read on www.salon.com/2021/12/23/corporate-donations-flowed-into-joe-manchins-pac-ahead-of-final-no-on-bbb_partner/
Manchin says he’s worried about the deficit, but just voted for something more expensive than Build Back Better, the CBO says. He has no excuses left.
— Read on www.businessinsider.com/joe-manchin-build-back-better-expensive-infrastructure-pricier-deficit-cbo-2021-11
The Arizona senator is one of just a few lawmakers that multilevel marketing businesses —often derided as pyramid schemes — are giving to.
— Read on www.politico.com/news/2021/11/05/kyrsten-sinema-multi-level-marketing-labor-519661
History is screaming at Democrats to both rescue the economy and save democracy from a meltdown. They’re doing the opposite
— Read on www.rollingstone.com/politics/political-commentary/democrats-fdr-new-deal-financial-crisis-1248615/
The Virginia Democratic Party filed a lawsuit against the US Postal Service on Friday, alleging local branches failed to deliver and process election-related material ahead of its high stakes gubernatorial race, thereby “threatening to disenfranchise thousands of Virginia voters.”
— Read on edition.cnn.com/2021/10/23/politics/virginia-democrats-postal-service-election-related-material-delays/
The program, which would reward power companies that transition to renewable energy, could be removed from a bill because of Manchin.
— Read on www.businessinsider.com/manchin-threatens-biden-clean-electricity-program-millions-fossil-fuel-industry-2021-10
Sinema is one of two Democrat holdouts against passing Biden’s Build Back Better agenda – but hasn’t made public why. Here’s what she is public about
— Read on www.theguardian.com/us-news/2021/oct/16/kyrsten-sinema-senate-biden-build-back-better
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden will restore two sprawling national monuments in Utah that have been at the center of a long-running public lands dispute, and a separate marine conservation area in New England that recently has been used for commercial fishing.
— Read on apnews.com/article/joe-biden-donald-trump-lifestyle-business-environment-1d8b5a0ff3814f78c5e8bc97c37fc32e
Maybe there’s a principle other than mindless bipartisanship, but it’s awfully hard to find.
— Read on www.thedailybeast.com/kyrsten-sinema-has-made-herself-into-a-shame-to-democrats