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June 10, 2009 9:50 am ET

Rep. Pence Repeats False Cap-And-Trade Cost Estimate

On June 9, 2009, Indiana Rep. Mike Pence appeared on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" to discuss the Republican alternative to the American Clean Energy and Security Act. During the interview, Rep. Pence repeated the false claim that the Democrats' cap-and-trade plan could raise energy costs by "some $3,000 per year per household."

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June 09, 2009 4:39 pm ET

The GOP's Misguided Attacks On The American Recovery And Reinvestment Act

Unable to escape the partisanship of Washington, DC, Congressional Republicans are out of touch with Americans who are witnessing the success of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

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June 03, 2009 4:26 pm ET

Rep. Pence: Do As I Say, Not As I Do

On June 3, 2009, House Republican Conference Chair Mike Pence criticized Congressional Democrats for including non-troop items in a war funding bill.  Rep. Pence must have a short memory, because in 2007, he voted for a Bush war funding bill that included $17 billion in the non-troop items he now loathes.

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May 29, 2009 6:37 pm ET

Gov. Mitch Daniels: Wrong On Cap-And-Trade

In the Republican radio address set to air on Saturday May 30th, Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels repeats numerous debunked GOP talking points.

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May 27, 2009 11:27 am ET

Rep. Pence Takes Energy Legislation Myths On A Cross-Country Tour

On May 27, 2009, Rep. Mike Pence issued a press release including his prepared remarks for an American Energy Solutions Group Energy Summit to be held in Indiana. It would seem Rep. Pence is taking his prepared misinformation on a cross-country tour.

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May 26, 2009 11:37 am ET

Rep. Pence Repeats Disproven Myths About American Clean Energy And Security Act

On May 26, 2009, Rep. Mike Pence issued a press release including his prepared remarks for an American Energy Solutions Group Energy Summit to be held in Pennsylvania. "Prepared remarks," in this case, means, "prepared repetition of misleading, already disproven statements on the upcoming energy bill."

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May 15, 2009 12:54 pm ET

Gov. Mitch Daniels: Wrong On Energy

On May 15, 2009, Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels wrote an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal criticizing the American Clean Energy and Security Act.  Despite the series of misleading criticisms, the most striking feature of the op-ed is that Gov. Daniels' intentionally neglected to mention "the largest scientific and economic questions." Why? Because he's on the wrong side of the issue.

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May 05, 2009 11:53 am ET

False Tweet Alert: Rep. Pence

On May 5, 2009 at the American Energy Solutions Group's National Energy Summit, Rep. Mike Pence continued to spread the false statistic that a plan to cap carbon emissions will cost American families $3,100 a year. In fact, an EPA study of the Markey-Waxman bill estimates that it would only cost American households $150 per year.

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April 29, 2009 4:27 pm ET

Rep. Pence: Out Of Touch With The American People

While debating the fiscal year 2010 budget resolution on April 29, 2009, Rep. Mike Pence exclaimed, "it borrows too much, spends too much, and taxes too much and the American people know it," despite recent polling data to the contrary.  Additionally, Rep. Pence conveniently failed to mention his enthusiastic support for a doubling of the federal budget since he took office in 2001.

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