Senators who voted to preserve the tax breaks [for the oil industry] received more than four times a


On March 29, 2012: "...senators who voted to preserve the tax breaks [for the oil industry] received more than four times as much as those who voted against." the bill would have eliminated $2.5 billion in tax breaks.

Source: Editorial, "Big Oil's Bogus Campaign" New York Times, Mar. 30, 2012. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/31/opinion/big-oils-bogus-campaign.html [verified 4/25/14]

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