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The Daily Szep -- Rep. Fred Upton Caricature

Paul Szep | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Paul Szep


A Look At The Health Care Overhaul Proposals

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 11.14.2013 | Politics

Insurance companies canceled health policies for millions of Americans under President Barack Obama's overhaul law, roiling the administration and rev...

Kate Upton Celebrates Birthday With GOP Congressmen

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 06.11.2013 | Politics

GOP Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) posted a photo on Monday showing him and fellow Rep. Fred Upton (R-Mich.) with the latter's supermodel nie...

Bad Air Makes Bad Neighbors: Cross-State Air Rule Cut Down

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 11.17.2012 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

It happened again. On August 21, legislation put into play by the Environmental Protection Agency was cut off at the knees.

Congressman Talks Swimsuit Model Niece, Kate Upton

Posted 02.16.2012 | Politics

Rep. Fred Upton (R-Mich.) is a 13-term congressman and chairman of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. He's also the uncle of model Kate Upton...

Fred Upton: Big Oil's Superman in the Super Congress

Stephen Kretzmann | Posted 10.17.2011 | Green
Stephen Kretzmann

Six months into his tenure as Chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Rep. Fred Upton has stopped even trying to hide his pro-Big-Oil agenda. Upton consistently sides with the oil and gas industry -- and it's clear why.

Pipeline Problems: The Mess Remains One Year After Kalamazoo River Oil Spill

Henry Henderson | Posted 09.26.2011 | Chicago
Henry Henderson

A year later, the cleanup continues, and it is clear that we were asking the right questions. The oil spill packed a bigger wallop than anyone expected at the time because of the unique properties of tar sands oil.

Personal Responsibility and the Fight for Clean Air

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 09.26.2011 | Impact
Marcia G. Yerman

Instead of people just shaking their heads and sighing, "Well, what can I do?"... The answer is simple. Take a proactive step. The window of opportunity to send a comment of support to the E.P.A. is drawing to a close. August 4th to be exact.

Rep. Fred Upton Attacks Strawmen

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 09.06.2011 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

Rep. Fred Upton has been heavily criticized for catering to special interests (especially to those donors who have made substantial contributions to h...

A Convenient Enemy

Scott Edwards | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Scott Edwards

It's all very black and white: EPA bad, industrial America good. Economy vs. the environment. Capitalism vs. socialism. Or, maybe, in the mind of Joe Barton, the "legitimately wrong" vs. the illegitimately right.