THE AMERICAN JOURNAL

Rep. Peterson says he’d vote against climate bill despite winning concessions

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But now Peterson says that despite the concessions, he would vote “no” if the bill or something like it comes back through the House.

“First of all, this isn’t going anyplace in the Senate,” Peterson told a conservative talk radio show based in North Dakota, according to the Minneapolis Star Tribune. “But if it did and we ended up with a bill that was similar to what came out of the House and that was going to become law, I would vote no.”

The story notes that a Peterson defection could sink the bill because he’s influential among rural Democrats

Read more: The Hill

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January 11, 2010 - Posted by | Uncategorized | , ,

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