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Social media wrap: Markey, Boehner and Rangel respond to House passing oil-spill response bill

July 30, 2010 |  5:12 pm


(This post will be updated throughout the day)

MarkeyMemo (Edward J. Markey, D-Mass.): House stands up to big oil, protects Gulf, passes #oilspill legislation 209-193 #BP

RepMcClintock (R-Calif.): H.R. 3534 (Clear Act) - "Before We Add More Bureaucracies to the Equation, Shouldn't We Ask How the Existing Ones Did?"

cbrangel (D-N.Y.):  #Rangel Sees Quick Oil Spill Response Package as Measure to Shore Up National Security

GOPLeader (John Boehner): Dems Continue Job-Killing Agenda With New Tax on American Energy

USRepMikeDoyle (D-Pa.):  voted to protect oil and gas industry whistle-blowers who report violations or practices that endanger the public

Pete Olson (R-Texas): The House just passed a bill that will crush energy production and increase dependency on foreign oil. View my statement here.

HouseTransInf (House Transport and Infrastructure committee):  House passes Clear Act; H.R. 3534 – initiates reforms to prevent future offshore drilling tragedies. More info. at

edlabordems (House Education and Labor committee): Rep. Miller speaks passionately for offshore oil and gas worker whistleblower protections #oilspill [VIDEO]

Charlie Melancon (D-La.): With bipartisan support, the House just passed my amendment to redirect $1.2 billion in BP penalties to help pay for coastal restoration projects.

-- Craig Howie

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Photo: Used booms await inspection and repair at the Patriot Facility at the docks in Theodore, Alabama. Credit: Associated Press.