mining

Cravaack to Newspaper: Stop Calling Me Out for Favors to Mining Industry

After a Minneapolis Star Tribune editorial took Congressman Chip Cravaack (R-Minn.) to task for pushing a land swap deal that would greatly benefit the mining industry, Cravaack penned an op-ed saying that the Star Tribune editorial is an example of what is the matter with politics:

House GOP Fall Agenda To Benefit Energy Interests

The Washington Post reported this morning that House Republicans will push to roll back any number of government regulations in the fall and that “the next month or so will focus on [Environmental Protection Agency] regulations.”

Here are some related energy industry numbers from the Center for Responsive Politics on campaign fundraising so far this cycle: