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Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Big Oil advocate Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.) pictured here speaking at a 2009 panel titled "Energy Policy Perspectives for a New Congress and Administration." (Photo: EnergyTomorrow/cc/flickr)
In another instance of the "revolving door" between business and politics, it was announced on Tuesday that former U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu of Louisiana, who often distinguished herself as Democrat who openly supported the interests of the Big Oil, will be joining the lobbying firm Van Ness Feldman, which represents some of the industry's worst...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
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Jon Queally, staff writer
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Arguing we shouldn't tolerate pols taking money from fossil fuel companies "whose business plan is to cook the planet," a new Super PAC is working to elect only those politicians who show leadership on climate change. Climate Change Hawks has compiled a score card for House Democrats, made its first endorsement, and begun raising money for "climate hawk leaders - those who prioritize and speak on the climate crisis."