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November 02, 2011 12:27 pm ET filed under Blog

UPDATE: NRA Contributions To Holder's Critics Grows To Over A Quarter-Million Dollars

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October 31, 2011 3:50 pm ET filed under Blog

Holder's Critics Are NRA's Paid Congressional Gunslingers

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September 13, 2011 2:24 pm ET filed under Video

Rep. Mica Omits Union-Busting Push From Speech Whitewashing His FAA Shutdown

From the September 13, 2011, session of the U.S. House of Representatives:

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August 16, 2011 5:28 pm ET filed under Blog

Rep. Mica Rewrites History, Politics Of His FAA Shutdown

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August 16, 2011 5:19 pm ET filed under Fact Check

REALITY CHECK: Rep. Mica Rewrites History, Politics Of His FAA Shutdown

In a letter to the editor of the Florida Times-Union last Friday, Rep. John Mica (R-FL) attempted to rewrite the reasons behind the recent shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration. Unfortunately for the Republican transportation chairman, the real reasons are well documented: Mica led the GOP's effort last spring to revert to an old, anti-labor rule for union elections in FAA-regulated industries, and when Democrats rejected that move it became necessary to pass another short-term extension of FAA authority. With that short-term extension expiring, and Congress set to recess for the rest of August, Mica attempted to gain political leverage for the anti-union rule by including a cut to rural airport subsidies which would impact airports in states represented by Democratic senators. We know that Mica's move was about leverage and not policy because he said so himself, on the record.

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August 04, 2011 10:02 am ET filed under Blog

GOP Leaders Boehner, Cantor Brazenly Misrepresent Who 'Played Politics' With FAA

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July 14, 2011 1:32 pm ET filed under Blog

House GOP Passes Dirty-Water Bill

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April 01, 2011 10:51 am ET filed under Blog

Rep. LaTourette Rips Fellow Republicans: "Welcome To Whack-A-Union Night"

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March 31, 2011 2:31 pm ET filed under Blog

White House Threatens Veto If GOP Passes Union-Busting Provision Today

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January 04, 2011 2:28 pm ET filed under Blog

Rep. Mica's Push To Privatize Airport Security Would Benefit Campaign Contributors

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