Massive lands bill clears filibuster

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“I smell the same stale air of good old boy, backslapping, lobbyist-driven politics,” said Sen. Jim DeMint, South Carolina Republican. “This is not the greatest deliberative body in the world. This is the greatest chokehold body in the world.”

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Tom LoBianco

Tom LoBianco

Tom LoBianco has covered energy and environmental policy, including the climate change bill making its way through Congress. From 2007 to 2008, he covered Maryland politics from the Times’s Annapolis bureau. Tom hold’s a master’s degree in political science from Northeastern University and a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Maryland, College Park. He spent two and a ...

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