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These Members of Congress Are Bankrolled by the Fracking Industry

Mother Jones: The growing fracking industry is "yielding gushers" of campaign donations for congressional candidates--particularly Republicans from districts with fracking activity--according to a new report from the watchdog group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington. The report, "Natural Cash: How the Fracking Industry Fuels Congress," examines a period spanning from 2004 to 2012. In that time, CREW finds, contributions from companies that operate hydraulic fracturing wells and fracking-related...