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House GOP Votes to Protect Big Oil Giveaway

May 6th, 2011 | By

WASHINGTON – May 5 – By a vote of 241-171, the House of Representatives today blocked the repeal of just one of the many taxpayer-funded subsidies that benefit big oil companies. House Republicans voted in lockstep, joined by seven Democrats, to protect the Section 199 domestic manufacturing tax credit, a multibillion-dollar giveaway for the five

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