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Mark Blumenthal

How Will Pollsters Follow Murkowski's Write-In Campaign?

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The most consequential polling development over the the weekend involves the announcement by U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski that she will re-enter Alaska...

What Role Will Senator Murkowski Play in Climate and Energy Negotiations?

Josh Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Nelson

Speaking at a sparsely-attended luncheon in Fairbanks, AK on Friday, Senator Murkowski (R-AL) touted her failed effort to block the EPA from regulatin...

Senator Murkowski is Working Full Time on Behalf of Polluting Industries

Josh Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Nelson

Last night, Senator Murkowski was treated to a fundraiser by lobbyists for the Nuclear Energy Institute, Duke Energy and Peabody Coal. Political Part...

20 GOP Politicians Repeat $1,761 Clean Energy Bill Lie

Josh Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Nelson

For the past few weeks Republicans have latched onto the $1,761 energy tax lie to oppose clean energy legislation.

Murkowski Spokesman Admits GOP Talking Point Is Completely Irrelevant

Josh Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Josh Nelson

I followed up with many Republican politicians on their factually incorrect statements regarding cap and trade. The most interesting response -- by far -- came by way of a series of increasingly heated emails.

Eight GOP Politicians Parrot False $1,761 Talking Point on Costs of Climate Bill

Josh Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Josh Nelson

When your position is based on ignoring science to prop up polluting industries -- as is the case for many Republican politicians -- you have little choice but to cite misleading statistics to make your point.