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To: Congressional Republicans Fr: Democratic Leader’s Press Office Da: April 27, 2011 Re: Americans Just Don’t Support Tax Breaks for Big Oil So You Can End Medicare For the past ten days, you have been in your districts trying to … Continue reading

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As Americans struggle with the price at the pump, oil companies are enjoying multi-billion dollar profits. According to the Wall Street Journal, the spike in oil prices “is expected to lift earnings by about 50% at Exxon Mobil Corp., and … Continue reading

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Since the first Earth Day 41 years ago, Americans have come together on this occasion to improve the air we breathe and the water we drink. In recent years, we have celebrated Earth Day with the climate crisis first in … Continue reading

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As gas prices continue to rise, American consumers want the facts – not more baseless political spin from Congressional Republicans. In the past two years oil production from the Outer Continental Shelf has increased by more than a third and … Continue reading

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While American consumers and businesses are facing rising gas prices, House Republicans are trying to take advantage of this pain at the pump to justify their unpopular policies to stop EPA from updating limits on air pollution that threaten our … Continue reading

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Speaker Boehner plans to discuss gas prices today at his weekly press conference, but we’ve seen his scorecard before. The GOP’s “none of the above” drill-only plan does nothing to reduce the pain at the pump America’s middle class families … Continue reading

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Democrats are committed to fiscal responsibility and to ensuring that government lives within its means. With Big Oil raking in record profits, House Democrats offered a Motion to Recommit to the House Republican short-term spending bill this afternoon making a … Continue reading

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Leader Pelosi and the House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee are holding a hearing today on creating jobs now in America, protecting the taxpayer, and securing our energy future. The hearing will emphasize actions the 112th Congress should take to … Continue reading

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House Democrats are committed to creating prosperity through science and innovation, reasserting our economic and technological leadership throughout the world in the decades to come, and giving future generations greater opportunity to achieve the American Dream. Today, the White House … Continue reading

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According to a new poll released this afternoon, nearly 8 in 10 Americans (77%) oppose efforts by Republicans in Congress to block the EPA from updating safeguards to protect our health from dangerous air pollution. House Republicans aren’t listening–today, Chairman … Continue reading

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