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“Red Handed – Energy” Johnson (CT-5)

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Congresswoman Nancy Johnson. She accepted more than a quarter million dollars from energy companies and she voted against bills that would have penalized those companies for price gouging.

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According to PoliticalMoneyLine.com:

Over the course of her congressional career, Rep. Nancy Johnson (R-CT) has accepted $307,234 in campaign contributions from “Energy & Natural Resources” PACs.

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Instead of protecting us, Congresswoman Johnson has been caught red-handed, protecting oil company profits while we pay more at the pump.

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Votes on Energy & Oil-Related Measures:

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Tom DeLay, Dick Cheney, Jack Abramoff. And now Nancy Johnson. 

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Tom Delay…

“DeLay Indicted in Texas Finance Probe.”

A judge dismissed a conspiracy charge Monday against Rep. Tom DeLay but refused to throw out the far more serious allegations of money-laundering, dashing the congressman's hopes for now of reclaiming his post as House majority leader.”

Dick Cheney…

Energy Task Force

…Halliburton

Jack Abramoff…

“Jack Abramoff, the once-powerful lobbyist at the center of a wide-ranging public corruption investigation, pleaded guilty yesterday to fraud, tax evasion and conspiracy to bribe public officials in a deal that requires him to provide evidence about members of Congress.”

www.tray.com

HR 3402, CQ Vote 500, September 28, 2005.

HR 3893, CQ Vote 517, October 7, 2005.

HR 3893, CQ Vote 518, October 7, 2005.

HR 3893, CQ Vote 519, October 7, 2005.

Associated Press, October 7, 2005.

Washington Post, 9/29/05, http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/09/28/AR2005092800270.html

http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2005/12/05/politics/main1098969.shtml

Washington Post, 8/6/03, http://www.washingtonpost.com/ac2/wp-dyn/A44891-2003Aug25?language=printer

Washington Post, 8/6/03, http://www.washingtonpost.com/ac2/wp-dyn/A44891-2003Aug25?language=printer

Washington Post, 8/6/03, http://www.washingtonpost.com/ac2/wp-dyn/A44891-2003Aug25?language=printer

Washington Post, 8/6/03, http://www.washingtonpost.com/ac2/wp-dyn/A44891-2003Aug25?language=printer

AP, 9/26/03, http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2003/09/26/politics/main575356.shtml

Washington Post January 4, 2006 http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/01/03/AR2006010300474.html