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Senators plan all-nighter to spotlight climate change
Senators plan all-nighter to spotlight climate change

WASHINGTON-- You could look at it as a filibuster without the bill. After the last round of votes concludes Monday night, 28 senators plan to talk the night away in series of speeches delivered on the chamber floor, focused on climate change. Although some call it a political stunt, the senators insist the event -- organized by the Climate Action Task Force -- will raise public awareness about global warming and how to stem it.  “So many senators coming together for an all-night session shows our commitment to wake up Congress to the dangers of climate change,” Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.), one of the founders of the task force, said in a statement. Twenty-six...

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