Money Buys Results In Washington, Example 3,446,089

| Mon Jun. 29, 2009 3:17 PM EDT

The Waxman-Markey cap-and-trade energy bill passed the House of Representatives 219-212 on Friday. OpenSecrets notes that the legislators who voted against the bill received, on average, twice as much money from the energy sector than those who voted for it. Just another day on the Hill.

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