WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 23: Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) holds a news conference to propose new campaign finance legislation at the U.S. Capitol April 23, 2013 in Washington, DC. Murkowski and Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) said the new legislation would address the many loopholes created for anonymous political money in the wake of the Supreme Court's Citizens United decision.
Based upon my conversations with DOE it is my expectation that the department will use that process to assess the market impacts of each export decision after it is announced, to ensure American consumers are not harmed by large-scale exports
there should have been a provision to make it tougher for lobbyists to try to unravel (the reforms) after they got enacted. And frankly this time ... once we really do have tax reform that helps to grow the economy and create more opportunities for the middle class, let’s make sure that we do what wasn’t done in 1986, and that’s make it tougher for the lobbyists to unravel it.
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