Republicans boycotted the committee vote, so the Democrats passed the bill without them, 10 to 1-
What the Democrats did is what you might expect, but in the past the Democrats have said, “Oh we need some bipartisanship,” when it is clear the minority at present wants nothing to do with bipartisanship.
I guess no one will be surprised by the one Democrat to vote against it — Montana’s nobleman senator Max Baucus.
So the climate bill will head to the floor of the Senate.
Senate Democrats advance climate bill without GOP. By Dina Cappiello. The Associated Press
New on Nov. 6. Democrats Push Climate Bill Through Panel Without G.O.P. Debate. By John M. Broder. New York Times.