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House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy

GOP, eyeing Hill takeover, mulls energy and climate agenda

It may seem early, but Republicans are already plotting out a climate and energy agenda should they win control of Capitol Hill come 2023. But whether a Republican-controlled Congress would work with President Biden on those issues is another matter altogether…

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CGTN AMERICA | NOveMBER 3, 2021

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy

GOP, eyeing Hill takeover, mulls energy and climate agenda

It may seem early, but Republicans are already plotting out a climate and energy agenda should they win control of Capitol Hill come 2023. But whether a Republican-controlled Congress would work with President Biden on those issues is another matter altogether…

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EU must reduce reliance on Russian gas supplies

Megan Greene’s op-ed (Opinion, December 16) is right that near-term US sanctions against Russia have very limited effectiveness. This is precisely why the EU must pursue longer-term strategies to reduce Russian sway, including cutting the EU’s costly reliance on Russian natural gas…

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President Biden points at a graph during a briefing Monday with Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas and other officials.

Biden walks a careful line on climate after tornadoes

President Biden is navigating a politically fraught path on climate change after last weekend’s deadly tornadoes, stopping short Monday of directly blaming global warming for the disaster but emphasizing the storms’ extreme nature and ordering officials to get more definitive answers…

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Paul Bledsoe

Paul Bledsoe is a former Clinton White House, US Senate, and Interior Department official, and a leading political and policy expert whose writing regularly appears in the New York Times, Washington Post, Financial Times and other leading outlets.

Paul is Strategic Advisor at the Progressive Policy Institute, a top center-left think tank in Washington, and a Professional Lecturer at American University’s Center for Environmental Policy. He is also President of Bledsoe & Associates, LLC, a strategic public policy firm specializing in tax policy, energy, natural resources and climate change.

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