Climate bill faces long odds
Published 06/17/2010, The Jamestown Sun
WASHINGTON — A climate and energy bill being pushed in the Senate faces bleak prospects, despite President Barack Obama’s call for a “clean energy” future that lessens dependence on oil and other fossil fuels. A day after the president’s Oval Office speech, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., reiterated that his party remains unanimous in its opposition to what he called a national energy tax.Word count: 554
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