From MapLight‘s Frank Bass:
At least 10 current and potential candidates for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination won’t be losing much oil and gas money because of their support for an ambitious plan to wean the country from its dependence upon fossil fuels.
The nation’s 10 largest oil and gas companies and their employees have given the Democratic candidates barely more than $165,000 over the last six years for federal campaigns, according to a MapLight analysis.
Republicans have viewed the Green New Deal in stark terms, with one dark money organization describing it as “nothing more than the latest job-killing, socialist wish list from the radical left.” Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., announced on Feb. 12 that he would schedule a vote on the Senate resolution to put the measure’s supporters on record.
Full article found here.