Backed by oil and gas PACs, some Democrats are calling on the government to buy oil to support the industry.
Arizona Democrat Rep. Tom O’Halleran is an alumnus of corporate front group the American Legislative Exchange Council, but Nancy Pelosi, Steny Hoyer, and the DCCC are helping him beat back a primary challenge from Democrat Eva Putzova.
No Fossil Fuel Money Pledge organizers say the bundler’s personal contribution breaks the spirit of the pledge.
Two of the Paul Weiss attorneys who successfully defended ExxonMobil in New York against charges that it hid costs related to climate change have given maximum donations to former Vice President Joe Biden.
Attorney Jessica Cisneros is taking on the fossil fuel-friendly Democratic Texas Rep. Henry Cuellar in the 2020 primary.
Republican Sen. Mike Braun, a major recipient of corporate PAC donations from oil and gas companies, will co-found the bipartisan Senate Climate Solutions Caucus.
U.S. senators own as much as $14 million in fossil fuel stocks, raising questions about their willingness to adequately address climate change.
Fossil fuel companies and astroturf industry groups are retooling their messaging to avoid accusations of climate science denial.
Upper-level employees and executives at 14 hedge funds and private equity firms that are propping up the oil and gas industry have made large contributions to eight Democratic White House hopefuls, most who have taken the No Fossil Fuel Money Pledge.
Mulling Run Against Green New Deal Sponsor Ed Markey, Joe Kennedy is Heavily Invested in Fossil Fuels
His investments include stocks in oil giants Chevron and ExxonMobil.