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How House Leadership Contenders Stack Up on Energy

E&E Daily reports that “the House leadership battles launched by the fall of departing Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) could exert unexpected influence over the GOP’s approach to energy, pitting red states against blue states and coal-burners against natural gas users.”  

“To be sure, much can change in the seven days before Republicans are set to choose their next majority leader and majority whip. But for now, the energy-policy dynamic among the quintet of likely leadership contenders is subtle, going beyond the anti-U.S. EPA, pro-drilling unity of the Republican conference to touch on personalities as well as the fuel profiles of individual districts.”