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In the Southeast, power company money flows to news sites that attack their critics

Alabama Power and Florida Power & Light hired the consulting firm Matrix to help shape their fortunes. Matrix funded six sites that covered politics, filling a void left by the decline of local news.
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For Moldova, war next door brings energy crunch and paid protests

The tiny country, starved of natural gas and electricity because of the conflict in neighboring Ukraine, is confronting street rallies bankrolled by a pro-Russian politician to target its pro-Western government.
House Republicans to push nuclear power, natural gas at COP27

House Republicans to push nuclear power, natural gas at COP27

Republicans argue their argument in favor of these technologies has been “validated” by the energy crisis in Europe.
GOP’s 2023 energy agenda: Push fossil fuels, search for ‘the next Solyndra’

GOP’s 2023 energy agenda: Push fossil fuels, search for ‘the next Solyndra’

House Republicans are also planning to scrutinize how the Biden administration deploys the $370 billion in clean energy measures that Congress approved in Democrats' Inflation Reduction Act.
Democrats passed a huge climate bill. Now they’re talking oil

Democrats passed a huge climate bill. Now they’re talking oil

The tack is a contrast from 2020, when Democrats including Biden jockeyed with each other to propose sweeping plans for curtailing the long-term threat of global warming.
Oil PAC buys $1.2 million in ads for California Democrat who vowed not to take their money

Oil PAC buys $1.2 million in ads for California Democrat who vowed not to take their money

The state’s fossil fuel industry spends millions more backing midterm candidates.
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Ahead of the midterms, energy lobbyists plan for a Republican House

Ahead of the midterms, energy lobbyists plan for a Republican House

The oil and gas industry is already setting priorities for at least partial G.O.P. control in Congress, with a particular focus on undercutting a Biden administration program to shift away from gas for home heating.
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