Carlin Rosengarten


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The Hypocrisy Keeps On Coming Article
Reps. Roy Blunt (R-MO), center, and other House conservatives, including Rep. Lee Terry (R-NE), far left, and Joe Barton (R-TX), second from left, cried out against clean-energy legislation last week because they said they feared the costs would hurt low-income families. (AP/Lawrence Jackson)

The Hypocrisy Keeps On Coming

Conservatives in the House worry about the costs of clean-energy legislation on working families but voted against assistance for this population, write Daniel J. Weiss and Carlin Rosengarten.

Daniel J. Weiss, Carlin Rosengarten

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.