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Rick Perry Doled Out Billions in Grants and Tax Incentives for Corporations While Governor of Texas

One grant approved by the soon-to-be U.S. energy secretary went to a group that turned out to be a phantom.

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Crony Capitalism Made Rick Perry Our Energy Secretary

The former Texas governor’s only experience for the job comes from stiffing the American people—and their environment.

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Rick Perry, DAPL Board Member, Chosen for Energy Secretary

The former Texas governor infamously forgot the name of the department he advocated axing during his failed 2012 presidential bid.

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Jeb Bush Reverses Immigration Stance, Brian Williams ‘Disappointed’ With U.S., and More

A look at the day’s political happenings, including the White House weighing in on whether cellphones should be locked and Democratic lawmakers plan to introduce legislation to raise the minimum wage.

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6 of 7 Fracking Evaluators Are on Industry’s Payroll

Last spring, President Obama asked Energy Secretary Steven Chu to assemble an advisory board to review the practice of hydraulic fracturing, otherwise known as “fracking,” which is used to extract natural gas buried deep underground. (more)

Posted on Aug 15, 2011 READ MORE



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Cabinet Confirmations: 7 and Counting

Well, Hillary Clinton will have to wait a little longer, but seven others whom President Barack Obama tapped to join his Cabinet had gotten the all-clear from the Senate as of Tuesday afternoon.

Posted on Jan 20, 2009 READ MORE


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