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Where is the Democratic Leadership on Climate Change?

Exxon Mobil, Chevron, Phillips 66, and Marathon Petroleum, the nation’s largest oil refinery company, work behind the scenes of statehouses around the country to roll back car emissions standards. Exxon Mobil and the Koch brothers fund think tanks like the Heartland Institute and other efforts to create doubt on global warming, and they have captured key elements of the Republican Party. In the 2017-18 election cycle alone, the oil and gas industry contributed $82 million to Congressional candidates and  elected officials. 


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