"Campaign Contributions Could Be Key in Energy and Commerce Battle"

"As Republicans jockey over next year's open gavel at the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Michigander Fred Upton holds the upper hand of seniority, while Texan Joe Barton fights for a waiver of term limits to retain the top GOP slot. But dark-horse candidate John Shimkus of Illinois can claim an asset of his own: a lead in the campaign donation chase. "

Elana Schor reports for Greenwire November 10, 2010.

SEE ALSO:

"'The Planet Won't Be Destroyed by Global Warming Because God Promised Noah,' Says Politician Bidding To Chair U.S. Energy Committee" (UK Daily Mail)

"‘Moderate’ Gop Energy Chairman Now Suggests No Link Between Carbon Dioxide, Global Warming" (Raw Story)

"Republican Ex-Leaders Boost Barton for Energy Post" (Reuters)

"Barton Goes Negative in Energy Bid" (Politico)

Source: Greenwire, 11/12/2010