In 2006, compromise wasn't a dirty word
Says GOP primary opponents Glenn Grothman and Joe Leibham cast a "compromise vote that cost $788 million" in higher electricity costs.
Up the hill, and more than an hour's drive away
Al Jazeera America
The proposed Gogebic iron ore mine is "just up the hill" from the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore caves along Lake Superior.
Official tally, which uses expansive definition of green, confirms the claim
"Over 3 million Americans are employed in the growing green-collar workforce," which is more than the number "of people working in the fossil fuel industry."
His votes preserve no-limits status quo
League of Conservation Voters
Says U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson voted to let oil and gas companies emit "unlimited carbon pollution into our air"
Production? Yes. Proved, possibly recoverable reserves? No
"We have more natural gas than Saudi Arabia has oil."
Charge dims under bright light
Says U.S. Senate hopeful Tammy Baldwin voted for a $1 trillion stimulus bill that included a wasteful "$800,000 to replace light bulbs."
It's a far piece from becoming black gold
The United States can immediately tap a domestic energy resource of "more than 1.5 trillion barrels of oil, six times more than Saudi Arabia."
It would take years
Every time the price of gasoline rises 1 cent, "it's a billion dollars out of our economy that goes to Saudi Arabia."
He didn’t pick winners, but did back no bids
Says Sen. Luther Olsen, his recall opponent, supported the sale of state-owned power plants "not to the highest bidder, but to the biggest donors" with no oversight.
Didn’t like it, didn’t vote for it
Says Sen. Robert Cowles, her recall opponent, supported the sale of state-owned power plants "not to the highest bidder, but to the biggest donors" with no oversight.
When drilling for an advantage, make sure you're on target
Ron Johnson is "willing to hand over the Great Lakes to the oil companies."
Sometimes yes, sometimes no. It depends on the year and the price of crude.
"Both the state and federal governments make more per gallon in gas taxes than the oil companies make themselves for doing all the work."
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