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New Bernie Sanders ad touts senator’s stand against Big Oil

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders’ stand against the proposed Bakken oil pipeline in Iowa is the focus of a new television ad set to begin airing on Wednesday in Iowa.


Letter: Bob Goodlatte and Renewable Fuels Standard

It was with great disappointment that I read your February 5 piece attacking Rep. Bob Goodlatte and his leadership in Congress on such a key issue as the corn ethanol mandate, commonly referred to as the Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS).


Wrong on the Renewable Fuels Standard and Congressman Goodlatte

Your editorial (Bob Goodlatte’s latest payback to “Big Oil” at Virginia’s expense, February 5), wrongly contends that Sixth District Rep. Bob Goodlatte’s desire to repeal or reform the Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS), which mandates the blending of corn-based ethanol with gasoline, is harmful to his constituents.


Bob Goodlatte’s latest payback to Big Oil at Virginia’s expense

A progressive group in Washington is bringing attention to Sixth District Congressman Bob Goodlatte for what it says is Goodlatte’s political moves putting his special interest friends in Big Oil ahead of his constituents.


Dems target Allen on oil

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee is launching a new online campaign to raise issue with Republican Senate candidate George Allen’s calls to protect billions in tax breaks for big oil. The DSCC’s campaign will use geo-targeted Facebook and Google advertisements to rally opposition to Allen’s refusal to end tax subsidies to oil companies that clearly […]


Environmental group praises delay on offshore drilling

Edited by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net   The U.S. Minerals Management Service announced today that it is postponing indefinitely the public-comment period and the public hearings that were scheduled in Virginia, Maryland and North Carolina in the coming weeks on the proposed sale for oil and gas drilling off Virginia’s shore.


Fifth District: Perriello campaign says Goode price isn’t right

Item by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net Fifth District congressional candidate Tom Perriello is using the web and a dash of levity to draw attention to Republican incumbent Virgil Goode’s ties to Big Oil. “This video is a humorous way to learn how Congressman Goode personally and politically benefits from Big Oil, but the facts of the […]