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Energy Solution Provides First Test in GOP Rebranding (RealClearPolitics.com) 6.5.2009 Yahoo: Opinion/Editorial
RealClearPolitics.com - Facing a growing image problem, a 78-seat deficit in the House of Representatives and soon to be on the short end of a filibuster proof majority in the Senate, Republicans set out this week to try and recast the Grand Old Party with voters by focusing on an issue Democrats have yet to build consensus around.
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Wheels: Congress Close on ‘Cash for Clunkers’ 6.5.2009 NYT: Home Page
Congress appears close to reaching a compromise "Cash for Clunkers" plan that would give consumers up to $4,500 if they turn in their old car and use the money to buy a new, more fuel efficient replacement.

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Representative Waxman Hits Back on Climate Change 6.5.2009 Truthout - All Articles

    Rep. Henry Waxman, fresh out of a White House meeting with President Obama on Tuesday, pushed back against those who have suggested climate change legislation might need to be put on the backburner.

    Waxman (D-Calif.) said his Energy and Commerce Committee expects to mark up a climate change bill by the Memorial Day recess and present a bill for Obama's signature by the end of the year. He also said Obama is fully supportive of that timetable.

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Climate bill gives Congress' Gene Green star quality 6.5.2009 Houston Chronicle: Top Headlines
A 17-year veteran of Washington politics known for his low-key style and behind-the-scenes approach to legislation, Rep. Gene Green has seen his popularity skyrocket in recent days — at least with lawmakers eager to write new climate change rules.


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House Dems narrow energy, climate bill differences 6.5.2009 Boston Globe: Latest
Key lawmakers agreed Tuesday on a strategy for replacing gas-guzzling cars with more fuel-efficient models, but much tougher negotiations lie ahead on a bill that would, for the first time, limit emissions linked to global warming.
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House Dems narrow energy, climate bill differences (AP) 6.5.2009 Yahoo: Top Stories
AP - Key lawmakers agreed Tuesday on a strategy for replacing gas-guzzling cars with more fuel-efficient models, but much tougher negotiations lie ahead on a bill that would, for the first time, limit emissions linked to global warming. ...
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House Democrats agree on cash for clunkers, differ on energy, climate rules 6.5.2009 Star Tribune: Politics
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Western Republicans rip climate change bill 6.5.2009 Salt Lake Tribune
Washington » Democrats say their climate change bill will reduce harmful emissions and create a boom in green-collar jobs that will help power the economy in the years to come.
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European Parliament Bans Commercial Trade in Seal Products 6.5.2009 ENS
European Parliament Bans Commercial Trade in Seal Products
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Democrats Agree on 'Cash for Clunkers' 6.5.2009 Wall St. Journal: Policy
Congressional Democrats reached agreement on a plan to encourage consumers to trade in their cars for more fuel-efficient vehicles. ...
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William Greider: "Come Home, America: The Rise and Fall (and Redeeming Promise) of Our Country" 5.5.2009 Democracy Now!
The Nation's national affairs correspondent William Greider on the roots of the economic crisis, how US militarism is making the country less safe, Wall Street's inflated power, the role of the Federal Reserve, and the future of healthcare reform. "My belief is, and I feel it strongly, is that we are just at the beginning of a really long, hard passage in which Americans, like it or not, have to adjust to these new realities," says Greider. [includes rush transcript]
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William Greider: "Come Home, America: The Rise and Fall (and Redeeming Promise) of Our Country" 5.5.2009 Democracy Now!
The Nation's national affairs correspondent William Greider on the roots of the economic crisis, how US militarism is making the country less safe, Wall Street's inflated power, the role of the Federal Reserve, and the future of healthcare reform. "My belief is, and I feel it strongly, is that we are just at the beginning of a really long, hard passage in which Americans, like it or not, have to adjust to these new realities," says Greider. [includes rush transcript]
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William Greider: "Come Home, America: The Rise and Fall (and Redeeming Promise) of Our Country" 5.5.2009 Democracy Now!
The Nation's national affairs correspondent William Greider on the roots of the economic crisis, how US militarism is making the country less safe, Wall Street's inflated power, the role of the Federal Reserve, and the future of healthcare reform. "My belief is, and I feel it strongly, is that we are just at the beginning of a really long, hard passage in which Americans, like it or not, have to adjust to these new realities," says Greider. [includes rush transcript]
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William Greider: "Come Home, America: The Rise and Fall (and Redeeming Promise) of Our Country" 5.5.2009 Democracy Now!
The Nation's national affairs correspondent William Greider on the roots of the economic crisis, how US militarism is making the country less safe, Wall Street's inflated power, the role of the Federal Reserve, and the future of healthcare reform. "My belief is, and I feel it strongly, is that we are just at the beginning of a really long, hard passage in which Americans, like it or not, have to adjust to these new realities," says Greider. [includes rush transcript]
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White House bombshell: Cap-and-trade for drilling offshore … California! 5.5.2009 Gristmill


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Massachusetts Lawmakers Advocate Cape Wind Approval 5.5.2009 ENS
Massachusetts Lawmakers Advocate Cape Wind Approval
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Chamber under fire on warming 5.5.2009 Politico
Organization takes heat from some corporate members over opposition to global warming legislation.
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U.S. House climate control negotiations intensify 5.5.2009 Boston Globe: Latest
Negotiations in the U.S. House of Representatives on how to cut industrial pollutants that cause global warming reach a critical stage this week as President Barack Obama huddles with key lawmakers on Tuesday and Republicans ready for a fight.
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U.S. House climate control negotiations intensify (Reuters) 5.5.2009 Yahoo: Top Stories

Demonstrators for clean energy hold a rally on Capitol Hill in Washington March 2, 2009. REUTERS/Kevin LamarqueReuters - Negotiations in the U.S. House of Representatives on how to cut industrial pollutants that cause global warming reach a critical stage this week as President Barack Obama huddles with key lawmakers on Tuesday and Republicans ready for a fight.


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U.S. House climate control negotiations intensify (Reuters) 5.5.2009 Elections
Reuters - Negotiations in the U.S. House of Representatives on how to cut industrial pollutants that cause global warming reach a critical stage this week as President Barack Obama huddles with key lawmakers on Tuesday and Republicans ready for a fight.
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