As Vote Nears, Democrats Tout ‘Historic’ Climate Change Response

August 5, 2022
Democrats, the White House and allied groups are ramping up 11th-hour praise for roughly $370 billion in climate and energy funding in their pending reconciliation bill, as the Senate is poised to launch debate this weekend on what would be the largest Capitol Hill response to climate change and its resulting economic challenges. “This is a very, very, very big deal,” Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said during an Aug. 4 rally on Capitol Hill. “We are getting closer...

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