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The False Heroes of the Poor Article
Michele Bachmann, like other conservatives in the House and Senate, has stated concern for her constituents over increased energy costs but consistently opposed measures that would have helped them, such as a minimum wage increase. (AP/Paul Sancya)

The False Heroes of the Poor

Conservatives in the House and Senate oppose global warming legislation they say will hurt the poor, but their voting records suggest opposition to helping these people, write Kalen Pruss and Carlin Rosengarten.

An Economic Recovery Double Standard Article
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An Economic Recovery Double Standard

Senate conservatives hold Main Street recovery to a higher standard than the Wall Street bailout, write Daniel J. Weiss and Kalen Pruss.

Daniel J. Weiss, Kalen Pruss

Exiles From Main Street Article
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Exiles From Main Street

Conservative supporters of Wall Street rescue package last fall oppose jobs for Main Street today, write Daniel J. Weiss and Kalen Pruss.

Daniel J. Weiss, Kalen Pruss

The Conflicted Fifty Article
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The Conflicted Fifty

Leading congressional conservatives support Wall Street bailouts but balk at helping workers on Main Street, write Daniel J. Weiss and Kalen Pruss.

Daniel J. Weiss, Kalen Pruss

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