Howard Baker's passing reminds us of what rare gift he was, especially in contrast to the acrimoniously partisan atmosphere that prevails in Washington today. Even as our party increasingly demanded idealogical purity, his willingness to compromise changed the country for the better. He will be sorely missed and his family are in my thoughts and prayers.
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By Jason Plautz National Journal June 18, 2014 Cabinet members from four Republican administrations Wednesday made a plea for federal action to address climate change, citing new evidence that public opinion is shifting in favor of it. [...]
By Andrew Restuccia Politico June 18, 2014 Four Republican former EPA chiefs called on Congress on Wednesday to combat climate change, challenging GOP lawmakers’ hostility to measures that would rein in carbon pollution. [...]