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Hillary, We Checked And You Are Backed By Fossil Fuel Lobbyists!

- December 16, 2015

We Checked Hillary, And You Are Backed By Fossil Fuel Lobbyists!

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Pressed On Contributions From The Fossil Fuel Industry, Clinton Claimed She Wasn't Aware She's Taken Funds From The Industry And Said She'll "Check On That." VOTER: "Senator Sanders and Governor O'Malley have both committed to not take money from the fossil fuel industry. I'd like to know if you'd be willing to sign a pledge that you will not take money from the fossil fuel industry, and that you'll stop immediately." CLINTON: "While I don't know that I ever have, I'm not exactly one of their favorites." VOTER: "You have." CLINTON: "Have I? Well ok, I'll check on that. They certainly haven't made much of an impression on me if I don't even know it." (Hillary Clinton, Remarks At A Campaign Event, Iowa City, IA, 12/16/15)

Hillary May Not Know, But Lobbyists That Represent The Fossil Fuel Industry Are Raising "Stacks Of Money" For Clinton's Campaign. "Hillary Clinton took aim this week at the pharmaceutical industry and the Keystone oil pipeline. But that doesn't mean the Democratic presidential front-runner isn't enjoying the support of lobbyists representing drug and oil companies in Washington, many of whom are helping raise stacks of money for her campaign." (Catherine Ho, "Clinton Takes Aim At Pharma, Keystone - But Industry Lobbyists Still Provide Campaign Cash," The Washington Post's Power Post , 9/24/15)

  • Clinton Has Received $156,825 From Lobbyists Representing Oil Companies. (Catherine Ho, "Clinton Takes Aim At Pharma, Keystone - But Industry Lobbyists Still Provide Campaign Cash," The Washington Post's Power Post , 9/24/15)

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