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Dems End-Run Boycotting GOP, Vote 11-1 for Climate Bill

Nov 5th, 2009 | By John Waller | Category: Top Story

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Democrats quashed a three-day-long Republican boycott and passed global warming legislation today using a procedural move that could undermine support from moderate senators if the bill reaches the floor.

Chairwoman Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) and 10 Democrats signed off on the climate bill — without considering amendments — after trying without success to wait out Republicans.