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Oil-financed Congress members target public-interest group

A saga involving Big Oil, millions of unrealized tax dollars, whistle-blowers, members of Congress and campaign contributions is resuming on Capitol Hill, with a highly partisan House committee threatening contempt-of-Congress charges against a small, besieged public-interest watchdog group. The setting is the House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources, presided over by Representative Barbara Cubin, […]