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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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