Florida Democratic Rep. Kathy Castor of Florida speaks at a Planned Parenthood Rally on August 29, 2012.PBS NewsHour/Flickr

New Chair of Climate Crisis Committee Owns Shares in Fossil Fuel Fund

Rep. Kathy Castor has a good environmental record, but she and her husband are profiting from gas, oil, and coal-powered utilities.

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Tax Chairman Neal Takes Checks From the Worst Corporate Tax Dodgers

Neal's Q1 FEC report shows donations from PACs of companies with tax rates as low as -34% last year.

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Chevron’s Ads Make Green Groups See Red

Chevron’s warm and fuzzy ads tout “the passion to be awed by nature” and the company’s pledge to meet people’s needs in “ever cleaner ways.” Environmental groups call the pitches greenwashing.

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Companies Signing Voting Rights Statement Are Members of Anti-HR 1 Lobbying Group

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce warned U.S. senators against voting for the Democrats’ election reform bill.