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Senators Who Rejected Human-Caused Climate Change Received 7 Times as Much Money from Oil and Gas Interests

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December 2, 2015 -- As the climate summit in Paris progresses, revisit the January 21, 2015 vote in which Senators voting on Keystone XL did not pass an amendment expressing the sense of Congress that "human activity significantly contributes to climate change."

On average, how much money did oil and gas interest groups give to senators who voted for and against the amendment? Read more

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Key Companies

CompanyContributedRelated bill positions
United Technologies$5,265,07420
League of Conservation Voters$4,850,094141
Exelon$3,965,0605

Key Legislators

SenatorsParty/StateRelated bills sponsored
Barbara Boxer[D-CA]285
Ed Markey[D-MA]233
Mazie K. Hirono[D-HI]227
House MembersParty/StateRelated bills sponsored
Raúl M. Grijalva[D-AZ]502
Earl Blumenauer[D-OR]397
Barbara Lee[D-CA]351
Numbers on this page (except for Latest Bills) include latest available data for contributions and bill positions starting January 1, 2007 through the present. For date range numbers on Latest Bills, visit the bill page.