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Climate Bill Passes Senate Committee Amid GOP Boycott, Baucus Opposition

Editor's note: This post originally had the vote as 10 to 1, with Sen. Tom Carper (D-DE) not present. But Carper did show up, although late, and voted to pass the bill out of committee, making the vote 11 to 1. The post has been updated.

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