According to Oil Change International, those senators who voted for the failed Keystone XL amendment received 500% more money from oil interests than those who voted against it.
By the numbers:
- The 56 senators who voted for the Keystone XL amendment have received 500% more money from oil interests in the current Congress than those who voted against it.
-In total these senators have received $27.5 million from dirty energy interests since 1999, $2.3 million during the current Congress.
- The average senator that voted YES took 285% more from oil interests than the average senator that voted NO.