Posts Tagged with "nick rahall"

Coal Owns Congress: Follow the Money Trail

Monday, August 16, 2010


Last week you may have heard about how International Coal Group is conspiring to pour money into three key election races in Kentucky and West Virginia. Now you can track which of our elected representatives have already sold out to the coal industry, thanks to this, a new online database from our friends at [...]

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King Coal Ready to Ante-Up for Elections

Monday, August 2, 2010


Earlier this year, the supreme court ruled in the “Citizens United” case that corporations can spend unlimited funds on candidate elections. The coal industry is getting set to take advantage. The Lexington Herald-Leader obtained a letter sent by Roger Nicholson, senior vice president International Coal Group to other coal companies proposing they pool their resources [...]

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