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Democrats drop signature climate bill

Aim to push for smaller energy version; Kerry vows to keep fighting for passage

For Senator John F. Kerry, shown with Senate majority leader Harry Reid and White House energy adviser Carol Browner, the decision to shelve his climate bill is a stinging setback.
For Senator John F. Kerry, shown with Senate majority leader Harry Reid and White House energy adviser Carol Browner, the decision to shelve his climate bill is a stinging setback. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)
Globe Staff And Wire Services / July 23, 2010

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Senators John F. Kerry and Harry Reid conceded yesterday that they have no chance of passing a comprehensive climate and energy bill any time soon, saying they would instead push for a limited bill to address problems with offshore oil drilling and to boost energy conservation. (Full article: 691 words)

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