Conservative Obstruction: Part 57

Bill Scher

The bold clean energy bill that passed the House yesterday was blocked in the Senate today by yet another filibuster from the conservative minority.

The bill had majority support from 53 senators, including 5 Republicans (most of whom have tough re-election battles ahead) and both independents. But conservative Republicans, joined by three Dems from fossil fuel producing states, thwarted the public will once again.

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