THE AMERICAN JOURNAL

INTERVIEW-US Sen. Lieberman on climate bill prospects

WASHINGTON, March 3 (Reuters) – Senate Republicans could withhold support of key legislation such as a climate-change bill if Democrats ram a healthcare reform bill through the Senate using fast-track procedures, Senator Joseph Lieberman said on Wednesday.

“What worries me,” Lieberman said, “is Republican colleagues I’ve talked to, some of them usually trying to work with Democrats on individual pieces of legislation, have said to me if healthcare reform is forced through by reconciliation, nothing bipartisan is going to happen this year.”

Read more: Reuters

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March 3, 2010 - Posted by | 398 | ,

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