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Republican-Led Filibuster Kills Climate Security Act – For Now

Democrats were eager to end debate on the Lieberman-Warner Climate Security bill, but couldn’t muster the necessary 60 votes for cloture. The Republican-led filibuster was successful in holding off the legislation, at least for this session.   Senator Coleman reportedly missed the procedural vote that would have ended debate and put the bill up for […]

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Senate Democrats May Pull Climate Bill

Week’s Debate Has Been Contentious By Steven Mufson and Juliet Eilperin If this week’s Senate debate on a proposed cap-and-trade system for greenhouse gases was supposed to be a dress rehearsal for climate legislation, things are not looking too good for opening night. The week has been marked by parliamentary maneuvers and bitter accusations over […]

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The Radicals Are Back, Now Wielding the Environment

Rather than bow before this arrogation, let’s take useful steps that aren’t destructive. By Charles Krauthammer I’m not a global warming believer. I’m not a global warming denier. I’m a global warming agnostic who believes instinctively that it can’t be very good to pump lots of CO2 into the atmosphere but is equally convinced that […]

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