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Rob Davis
The Oregon Republican senators who've walked out on and a cap-and-trade vote say they're representing their constituents. Taken together, their campaigns have been funded by one primary constituent: Corporate America.
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Rob Davis Jun 24
Replying to @robwdavis
Take a closer look. Two of their five largest donors represent the timber industry, which gives more in Oregon than any other state. Timber groups oppose .
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Rob Davis Jun 24
No single business has given the walkouts more than . A familiar name at No. 10: , the conglomerate owned by David & Charles Koch, the billionaires who've opposed climate action nationwide. And at No. 12, Ash Grove Cement, which opposes .
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Rob Davis Jun 24
Replying to @robwdavis
For more on the staggering influence of corporate money in Oregon politics, please read Polluted by Money, my recent investigation into the nexus between Oregon's unlimited corporate giving and weak environmental policy.
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The May Jun 24
Replying to @robwdavis
“Constituents “ sure has taken on a new meaning since Citizens United!
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Sarah Jun 24
Replying to @robwdavis
Any way to learn who is funding the walkout itself? They must be staying somewhere? Hotels, meals out, all this adds up quickly. Are they staying in some donor's Idaho vacation home?
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Rob Davis Jun 24
Replying to @sarit_yael
Any expenditures from campaign accounts, if that is what is used, must be reported within 30 days.
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Jennifer Jun 24
That’s RICH coming from a supporter! Hello! Nike, Intel, unions of all stripes!
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Sharon Dohrmann Jun 25
Nike? Phil Knight gave $2.5 million to Knute Beuhler.
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Sw33tPotat0 Jun 24
But what does that chart look like for Democrats and ?
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Lee Samuelson Jun 27
Replying to @robwdavis
That’s ludicrous, show the pie chart of the Dems corporate donors as well!
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