I worked on Capitol Hill for a long time, and I do not consider myself naive about the inner workings of Washington. But even I was surprised by two revelations this week exposing the amount of money the oil industry is spending to buy political influence.
|By: Heather Taylor-Miesle NRDC Action Fund Thursday August 26, 2010 10:10 am|
|By: nrdcactionfund Wednesday August 25, 2010 9:15 am|
Today, we examine Ohio’s 1st Congressional District, which encompasses Cincinnati and parts of nearby suburbs. Cincinnati is home to the Reds, but in the House it’s represented by the self-described “raging moderate,” Democrat Steve Driehaus. A longtime member of the Ohio legislature, in 2008, Driehaus won election to the House seat his father unsuccessfully sought 40 years ago. This November he is being challenged by former Republican Congressman Steve Chabot, whom Driehaus unseated in 2008 despite being outspent by nearly $1 million.
|By: nrdcactionfund Monday August 23, 2010 5:28 pm|
This is the first article in a continuing series by the NRDC Action Fund on the environmental stances of candidates in key races around the country.