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Wednesday Links: Gardner gives Barton back his BP cash

Fourth-District GOP Congressional candidate Cory Gardner this quarter returned $1000 to Joe Barton, the Texas representative who invests (unwisely) with BP and who apologized...

Despite rock-bottom public opinion, Republicans still championing BP

A new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll delivers the latest edition of “Today’s Awful News” for British Petroleum. BP’s favorability rating now...

Texas constituent opinion of BP apologizer Barton dips, as if it...

As the saga of Rep. Joe Barton’s (R-Texas) apology to BP took yet another strange turn today, a new poll shows the voters he...

Proud serial apologizer Joe Barton repeats confused tendency on Twitter

After apologizing to BP for the $20 billion victims’ escrow fund, Rep. Joe Barton unapologized via a retraction. But now he’s unapologizing for that,...

GOP plan to ‘repeal health care’ faces high hurdles

As soon as the Senate passed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act on Dec.24, Republicans and conservative activists started making a promise to voters. Give them a victory in the 2010 midterm elections, and they’ll repeal the bill.