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‘I’m Serious, I’m Persistent, I’m Determined’: Whitehouse Talks Climate Change Ahead of 200th Floor Speech

By Jeremy Dillon and D.A. Banks

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Every week the Senate has been in session since his first floor speech on climate change on April 18, 2012, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., has urged his colleagues to take action to curb carbon emissions. Tuesday’s planned speech marks a milestone 200th appearance on the topic that he says isn’t going away anytime soon.

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