By the numbers before he hits the debate stage
1. Dishonest Romney Environmental Statements Made at Debate that He Should Correct: 4 (at least)
2. Ryan’s Score on LCV’s 2011 National Environmental Scorecard: 3%
3. Ryan’s Campaign Contributions from Oil and Gas Industry: $254,850
(*Romney-Ryan Campaign’s Oil and Gas Contributions: $3,491,168)
4. Funding Romney-Ryan Plan Would Cut from Energy Programs in Fiscal Year 2013 Alone: $3 Billion
5. Tax Dollars Big Oil Would Receive While Clean Energy Programs are Gutted: $40
WASHINGTON – In rushing to attack the League of Conservation Voters ahead of their announcement yesterday that they have named Linda McMahon to their “Dirty Dozen” program, her campaign raised serious questions about McMahon’s actual positions on the environment. Maybe McMahon’s campaign is still frustrated that LCV endorsed Chris Shays in the Republican Senate primary earlier this year.
McMahon On Global Warming in 2010: Doubted “The Science Behind Climate Change”
In 2010 McMahon said, “I think the
WASHINGTON – The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) today launched a $200,000 mail program in the Massachusetts Senate race highlighting Scott Brown’s ties to Big Oil and his 278 votes against President Obama’s agenda, including the President’s efforts to save taxpayers billions by ending subsidies for Big Oil. The program includes four flights of mail to 150,000 households in the state. Combined with the large canvass LCV is running in the state, LCV plans to
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) today launched a new ad targeting Rep. Francisco Canseco (TX-23) for voting to protect tax breaks for companies that ship jobs overseas while voting to slash job-creating investments in clean energy. The new ad, part of a $600,000 television ad campaign against Canseco, will run through October 18th on cable and broadcast in the San Antonio market.
“Congressman Canseco has voted to give tax breaks to companies
WASHINGTON – The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) announced today that they have added Connecticut Senate candidate Linda McMahon to their trademark “Dirty Dozen” program and are devoting significant resources to defeating her in November. LCV Action Fund is simultaneously launching a mail program that includes six flights of mail highlighting McMahon’s extreme proposal to dismantle the Environmental Protection Agency while standing up for the interests of Big Oil.
“Linda McMahon’s plan to dismantle the EPA
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) today launched a new web video hitting members of their “Flat Earth Five” campaign for their outlandish and inaccurate comments on global warming and climate change science. The campaign is targeting five climate change deniers - Rep. Dan Benishek (MI-01), Rep. Ann Marie Buerkle (NY-24), Rep. Dan Lungren (CA-07), Rep. Francisco Canseco (TX-23) and Rep. Joe Walsh (IL-08) - for defeat in November.
“These members of