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Michael Bastasch
Michael Bastasch

Senate Passes Bill Blocking A Carbon Tax

11:45 AM 03/27/2015

Senate lawmakers passed an amendment Thursday that would block the federal government from taxing carbon dioxide emissions, a popular idea among Democrats to fight global warming.

Harry Reid’s Influence Wanes On Yucca Mountain

10:53 AM 03/27/2015

Nevada Sen. Harry Reid announced his retirement Friday after serving nearly three decades. But was Reid’s retirement precipitated by fears he was losing one of Nevada’s longest political battles: preventing the nuclear waste storage at Yucca Mountain?