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August 31, 2011 2:28 pm ET filed under Blog

Rep. Gohmert Blames Obama For Corporate Tax Dodging, BP Spill

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June 02, 2011 3:45 pm ET filed under Blog

Rep. Issa Crops Out The Truth To Advance A Partisan Sound Bite

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June 02, 2011 1:57 pm ET filed under Video

Rep. Issa Suggests Obama Used BP Oil Spill To Punish "Right-To-Work" South

During an Oversight Committee hearing on the Obama adminstration's response to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster, Rep. Issa (R-CA) posited his latest hyperbolic conspiracy theory. This time, he implies that the Obama administration used the BP oil disaster to punish southern states for anti-labor policies.

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June 02, 2011 8:17 am ET filed under Blog

Rep. Issa's Oil Spill Oversight Witness Is An Ethics Nightmare

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May 27, 2011 1:54 pm ET filed under Blog

Will Rep. Issa Walk The Walk On Energy Or Keep Peddling Cheap Talk?

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April 20, 2011 1:57 pm ET filed under Blog

Just One Year After BP Oil Disaster, Oversight Chair Touts Myths To Argue For More Drilling

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October 26, 2010 3:29 pm ET filed under Blog

Will Rick Scott Open Florida's Beaches To The Risk Of An Oil Spill?

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July 09, 2010 3:13 pm ET filed under Blog

Rep. Mark Kirk "Smears" Opponent Over Alleged BP Ties

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July 08, 2010 1:28 pm ET filed under Blog

Sharron Angle Calls BP Escrow Account A "Slush Fund"

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July 06, 2010 11:26 am ET filed under Blog

Oil Cleanup "Falls Vastly Short Of BP's Promises"

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June 07, 2010 12:48 pm ET filed under Blog

Alabama Mayor Can't Decide If His Beaches Are Clean

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May 24, 2010 10:21 am ET filed under Fact Check

Fact Checking The Sunday Shows - May 23, 2010

On Sunday, Kentucky Republican Rand Paul's position on civil rights legislation dominated the political shows despite Paul's decision to bail on Meet the Press. Sarah Palin pushed the false notion that Paul was tricked by journalists, and Sen. John Cornyn downplayed the whole affair as a "stumble." But in reality Paul has consistently stated a sincere, controversial position. Elsewhere, Palin and Michael Steele leveled false attacks at the Obama administration's response to the oil spill in the gulf. The GOP leaders each charged that the government response has been slow. The fact is that the administration was involved from the morning after the explosion.

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May 05, 2010 2:21 pm ET filed under Fact Check

BP And Goldman Sachs: Gambling With Your Money

Just like Goldman Sachs, BP acted irresponsibly by recklessly pursuing profits at the expense of the American people.  Both companies gambled, both companies lost, and both companies expect the taxpayer to clean up their mess.  It's time both companies are held accountable.

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