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The Climate Changes on Harry Reid

By on 8.3.10 | 3:59PM

Harry Reid is dumping legislation dealing with energy and the Gulf oil spill from the Senate docket. Insufficient Democratic support is a major reason the bill can't clear a Senate where Democrats hold 59 seats. But that's not how the Senate majority leader sees it.

"It's a sad day when you can't find a handful of Republicans to support a bill" that holds BP accountable and creates green jobs, Reid complained to reporters, according to the Hill.

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