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Biggest obstacle to passage of Green New Deal? Democratic lawmakers

Biggest obstacle to passage of Green New Deal? Democratic lawmakersDemocrats agree that climate change needs to be addressed. Pronto. But they're divided on if Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez' Green New Deal is the answer.



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Kansas rancher sends letter to Ocasio-Cortez fact-checking the Green New Deal

Kansas rancher sends letter to Ocasio-Cortez fact-checking the Green New DealKansas rancher Brandi Buzzard Frobose on writing an open letter to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.



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Green New Deal too ambitious for some Democrats, even those who say Congress must 'do something'

Green New Deal too ambitious for some Democrats, even those who say Congress must 'do something'The Green New Deal has generally been embraced by Democrats but some in the party say its calls for free housing and higher education go too far.



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Republicans Just Can’t Stop Talking About the ‘Green New Deal’

Republicans Just Can’t Stop Talking About the ‘Green New Deal’The party hopes they can use it to take back seats in Congress and possibly keep the White House in 2020. A cadre of Republican senators plan to take to the Senate floor Wednesday to bash the plan. “We are preparing to have a nice informative colloquy on that issue,” Senator Roger Wicker, a Republican from Mississippi, said in an interview.



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'People want to work for what they get': Ivanka rejects Green New Deal's guaranteed jobs

'People want to work for what they get': Ivanka rejects Green New Deal's guaranteed jobs"People want to work," said Ivanka Trump on Fox News about the Green New Deal, an environmental initiative that would guarantee Americans jobs.



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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Green New Deal Could Cost $93 Trillion, Group Says

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Green New Deal Could Cost $  93 Trillion, Group SaysThe so-called Green New Deal may tally between $ 51 trillion and $ 93 trillion over 10-years, concludes American Action Forum, which is run by Douglas Holtz-Eakin, who directed the non-partisan CBO from from 2003 to 2005. “The Green New Deal is clearly very expensive,” the group said in its analysis.



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Feinstein Unveils Green Deal Alternative After Kid Confrontation

Feinstein Unveils Green Deal Alternative After Kid ConfrontationFeinstein’s proposed draft plan seeks to eliminate greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 – 20 years later than the Green New Deal – and also explicitly calls for achieving those reductions through a price on carbon, among other ways. During a meeting with youth activists from the progressive Sunrise Movement, some of whom the group said were as young as age 7, the California Democrat suggested the ambitious climate plan was not achievable. “You didn’t vote for me,” Feinstein told one 16-year-old after learning she was under the legal voting age.



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Supporters defend Green New Deal as 'aspirational' after rocky rollout

Supporters defend Green New Deal as 'aspirational' after rocky rolloutAfter a torrent of criticism over a FAQ posted on Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's website, Democrat supports are labeling the document an 'aspiration' to do better; Doug McKelway reports.



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Democrats' green headache? Green New Deal's rocky rollout puts supporters on the defensive

Democrats' green headache? Green New Deal's rocky rollout puts supporters on the defensiveAlexandria Ocasio-Cortez's new environmental manifesto faces sharp scrutiny; Doug McKelway reports.



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Green New Deal: Republicans talk up climate change plan – but not because they like it

Green New Deal: Republicans talk up climate change plan – but not because they like itRepublicans trumpet the Green New Deal because they think the climate change plan that touts social justice is a losing proposition for Democrats.



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