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Members of Congress have millions invested in Facebook in their stock portfolios as they consider new laws that could favor the biggest tech platforms. 💸⬇️ readsludge.com/2021/10/15/me…
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Manchin has told the White House that the child tax credit must include a work requirement and $60k income cap, per reports tonight. Manchin is a former West Virginia state chair of ALEC, the corporate "bill mill" with conservative state lawmakers. thebrick.house/former-alec-s…
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"In 2009, then-Gov. Manchin directed the West Virginia House speaker to introduce the Alternative and Renewable Energy Portfolio Act ... [which] defined alternative fuels to include many sources of greenhouse gas pollution, specifically stating that waste coal would qualify."
Manchin said that out-of-staters like Bernie shouldn't try to tell West Virginians what is best for them. Manchin as governor bailed out one of the state's most polluting power plants, which pays his family company, locking in 30% higher energy rates. readsludge.com/2021/08/06/ma…
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Manchin just wrapped up a massive fundraising quarter from the fossil fuel industry. -$77k from fossil fuel PACs -$330k from fossil fuel executives and employees News out tonight is that he has killed Biden's marquee climate initiative. Read @Sludge: readsludge.com/2021/10/15/ma…
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Manchin had a beastly Q3, with over a quarter of his haul coming from fossil fuel industry PACs like Duke Energy and Energy Transfer. @Sludge is up with lists of his FF industry donors from just-released disclosure: readsludge.com/2021/10/15/ma…
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Virginia Democrat Rep. Elaine Luria wants Congress to pre-authorize President Biden to take military action to defend Taiwan against China. Via @Sludge truthout.org/articles/ascend…
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