Peterson works out climate-change bill deal
A deal brokered by U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson appears to have given a global warming bill a fighting chance to pass the House today.
The western Minnesota Democrat negotiated for three weeks with House leaders who support legislation to slow global warming, saying he and other rural lawmakers could not back the bill as written because it penalized farmers.
"We have, by and large, been successful," he declared Thursday.
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