Northwoods Politics: Cap and trade plagues Peterson
U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson was put on the hot seat last week when he held a health care forum in Bemidji. Nearly 400 people packed a large hall at the Hampton Inn & Suites for nearly three hours. But it wasn't Democrat-sponsored health care reform bills that got Peterson, DFL-7th District, in the most trouble -- it was the U.S, House Agriculture Committee chairman's vote for the American Clean Energy and Security Act, the bill most known for its cap-and-trade provisions for controlling carbon emissions
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