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Social nets wrap: Politicians turn to their other favorite subject: money

June 10, 2010 |  3:40 pm


With many political eyes turning to November, the nation's politicians are getting focused again on -- of course -- money.  How to get it, spend it, force opponents to spend theirs while you save it. 

Well, you didn't seriously think they'd forget about the green stuff for too long, did you?

From the BP oil spill to the national deficit to winners of the recent Tuesday primary votes trying to harvest some off their victories, here's the latest Facebook and Twitter feeds.  

DavidVitter (Senator, R-La.) Introduced legislation to stop Sen. Reid & liberals from raiding #oilspill clean up trust fund. #Louisiana #Gulf #NOLA

DavidVitter Pushed my bill to eliminate cap on BP’s liability. Liberal NJ Sen. who has legislation to cap BP @ $10B, blocked it.

TransportGOP Mica: oil spill trust fund is no BP piggy bank:

SharronAngle (Gubernatorial challenger, R-Nev.) RT @jslconsulting: Congrats to @SharronAngle for raising over $100K in 24 hours! #tpp #tcot #BeatReid | Thanks for the mention! #nvsen

SenatorMenendez (Senator, D-N.J.) Starting today $250 checks will be sent to seniors who hit the Rx drug 'donut hole', the first step in closing the hole

JeffFortenberry (Rep. D-Neb.) Will soon be testifying on my bill to promote entrepreneurship opportunities for veterans before the Veterans...

RepJoeBarton (Rep. R-Tex.) Dems eye stimulus to pay teachers

GOPLeader just gave POTUS this statement from 100+ economists saying cut spending now to create jobs #tcot #hcr #teaparty

DBowen (Secretary of State. D-Calif.) On hold for LADWP. Their website billing function is back on line, but that's not enough to avoid the need to talk to a live human being.

Tim Pawlenty (Gov. R-Minn.) Click on the Donate Facebook tab today and refill my veto pen to support candidates who will cut Washington's out-of-control spending!

RandyNeugebauer (Rep. R-Tex.) RT @PeterRoskam Please RT this if you think 90% debt to GDP ratio is way too high. From @FOXnews this AM:

Cory Booker (Mayor. D-N.J.) "Self-respect is the fruit of discipline; the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself" Abraham Joshua Heschel

-- Craig Howie

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