Image via WikipediaToday it came to light that those forged lobbying letters supporting changes to the climate change bill touched us directly. One of the fraudulent letters purported to be from an AAUW branch.
Capitol Briefing - More Forgeries Emerge in Climate Lobbying Effort: "'We've worked a long time to build up a reputation, and keep our name untarnished, and the notion that someone would come along and take that name ..... it's deceit. It's outright deceit,' said Lisa Maatz, the group's director of public policy and government relations.
In all, 12 fraudulent letters were sent to three Representatives -- all relatively new Democrats from coal-producing states. Three went to Rep. Kathy Dahlkemper (Pa.), who is a first-termer like Perriello, and one went to Rep. Chris Carney (Pa.), in his second term."
You can read the press release from AAUW Executive Director Linda D. Hallman here.