Gulf oil spill provides Obama with impetus to push for climate bill

06/14/2010 | Hill, The · Voice of America

President Barack Obama is appealing to public anger over the Gulf of Mexico oil spill to muster support for the stalled Senate climate bill. In an e-mail to subscribers of his political group Organizing for America, Obama wrote, "I'm asking for your help today to show that the American people are ready for a clean-energy future." Meanwhile, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., has told committee chairmen to prepare for energy legislation this summer.

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