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Senate Democrats To Talk Climate Change All Night

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Democratic leaders have no plans to bring a climate bill to the Senate floor this year. House Democrats pushed a similar bill through in 2009, then lost their majority the following election.

Republican Senators Rand Paul of Kentucky and Ted Cruz of Texas used similar marathon speeches last year — Paul to criticize U.S. drone policy and Cruz to go after the new health care law.

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