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Democrats Have New Chance To Craft Climate Plan But Face Balancing Act

January 02, 2019
Democrats renewed control of the House will give them the first opportunity in almost a decade to craft an affirmative climate change agenda, though continued GOP control of the Senate and White House makes enactment of major legislation less likely than development of a political platform for action sometime after 2020. As a result, Democratic lawmakers face a balancing act of responding up to pent-up demands for action on the issue from environmentalists and others, while avoiding a potential backlash...

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