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Chevron Gives $2.5 Million To Boehner's House Republicans. I Wonder Why They Did That?

by: Hillbilly

Sun Oct 28, 2012 at 15:06:19 PM EDT


It seems Chevron likes Boehner's House Republicans more than Nancy Pelosi and that should tell us something. Chevron owns John Boehner and the Republican members in the House of Representatives. See page 9 in this Federal Election Commission filing PDF.

The Hill
Chevron’s move to help keep the House in GOP hands arrives as the oil industry is fighting a number of battles on Capitol Hill, including Democratic efforts to repeal various industry tax deductions.

The Chevron donation appears to be the largest by a publicly traded company since the Supreme Court’s 2010 Citizens United v. FEC decision, according to Public Campaign Action Fund, a group that promotes the public financing of elections. Read more.


It appears the Republican Congressional Leadership Fund has money to burn. Hell according to their expenditures they paid Angler, LLC $65,000 for a web video (see page 16 in this Federal Election Commission filing PDF. $65,000 for a web video? Give me a break!

 

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