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Next #Thanksgiving it could cost a lot more to cook the turkey, heat your home & keep the lights on.

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Take a break from shopping and go to to tell us why you appreciate our nation's miners.

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#CPP's high compliance costs means skipping out on some of your favorite dishes next #Thanksgiving.

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We are thankful for the many voices fighting to ensure access to reliable & affordable coal-based electricity.

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We are thankful for all of the hardworking miners that keep this country up & running.

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BLOG: No turkey for you thanks to #Obama’s costly power plan. #CPP

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#Obama is traveling to Paris with an empty checking account. #COP21

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RT @SenJohnBarrasso: The inevitable outcome of Paris climate talks is a plan w/unproven benefits & unreachable goals, but very real costs h…

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