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Sen. John Warner (R-VA) announced

By Faiz Shakir  

"Sen. John Warner (R-VA) announced"

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that he will seek the top Republican spot on the Environment and Public Works Committee, aiming to push aside outgoing Chairman James Inhofe (R-OK). Warner said, “As the senior Republican on the Senate EPW Committee, I intend to submit my name for election as the ranking minority member of that panel.” Incoming Chairwoman Barbara Boxer (D-CA) “has said that addressing global warming will be the committee’s top issue to address in the next Congress.”

UPDATE: Warner had a 14 percent rating from the League of Conservation Voters in the 109th Congress.

UPDATE II: On MSNBC, Sen. Inhofe threatened to filibuster any bills addressing global warming.

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