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Obama: US Using Less Foreign Oil

President Obama delivers his weekly address

President Obama renews his call to end the $4 billion in tax breaks that oil companies receive each year while collecting record profits. The President asks everyone to tell their elected officials to stop this corporate welfare and fight for a clean energy future that is within our reach. In his weekly address President Obama says: “Take a look at this chart. Six years ago, 60% of the oil we used was imported. Since I took office, America’s dependence on foreign oil has decreased every single year. Continue Reading →

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Campaign Cash: Corporations Get More Power, Political Parties Get Less

Campaign Cash

War chests from right-wing billionaires and corporate titans are funding tremendous portions of political activity, from the so-called grassroots activism of the Tea Party to the streamlined lobbying assaults of the nation’s largest corporations. Continue Reading →

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