Four Democrats crossed the aisle to join the Republicans in approving the Deadly Gas Proliferation Act. These pro-pollution Democrats were: Collin Peterson, Sanford Bishop, Jim Costa, and Henry Cuellar.
If one of these Democrats is your U.S. Representative, give his office a phone call today to let him know what you think of allowing mining corporations to get away with poisoning the American people – and then sending us the bill.
As this list shows, corruption is somewhat bipartisan, in case of the influence of United Technologies Corporation. In the current election cycle, however, the United Technologies PAC is giving two thirds of its money to Republican candidates, and just one third of its money to Democratic candidates.