Senate Climate Bill On Thin Ice After Key Sponsor Walks

Law360, New York (April 26, 2010, 1:03 PM EDT) -- The planned debut of bipartisan climate change legislation was scuttled Monday after key negotiator Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., abandoned talks, leaving remaining sponsors Sens. John Kerry, D-Mass., and Joe Lieberman, I-Conn., scrambling to find a way to pass the bill by the end of the year.

Graham, who has been working since December alongside Kerry and Lieberman to craft a bipartisan version of comprehensive clean energy and climate change legislation passed by the U.S. House of Representatives in 2009, said over the weekend that he would...
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