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Dems Say No Cap-and-Trade Bill Likely This Year

Two Democratic sources tell CNN that a climate and energy bill is unlikely to be brought to the Senate floor this session:

The main reason sources say the prospects for the legislation are dim is because Senate Democratic leaders have decided to try to put immigration reform first on the agenda, and after that there likely won’t be an appetite for another politically divisive issue before November’s election – especially with a Supreme Court nomination ahead and a desire to stay focused on the politically potent issue of jobs.

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