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House Democrats Face Tightrope Walk Addressing Climate Change, 2020

November 07, 2018
As Democrats prepare to re-take control of the House following their Nov. 6 midterm victories, party leaders are pledging to intensify a focus on climate change but they must also perform a tricky balancing act between responding to pent-up pressure for legislation against the steep odds of enacting a major measure and the possibility for electoral blowback in 2020. President Donald Trump's administration has strongly promoted fossil fuels and downplayed climate change risks, and the GOP-controlled Congress has done little...

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