Lawmakers craft a bill that will move the US to a far cleaner energy policy.
This week, negotiators from 182 countries meet in Bonn, Germany to lay the groundwork for a post-Kyoto climate regime.
The compromise measure would mandate reductions in greenhouse-gas emissions and require greater use of renewable energy. The Senate could be a major stumbling block.
But how much will they cost Americans, particularly during a recession?
GOP says the White House plan means more taxes on all Americans
On Wednesday, the state legislature began work on measures to tighten food inspections, while in Washington, the CEO of Peanut Corp. refused to testify before Congress.
The president-elect’s influence is altering both policy directions and the partisan tone in Congress.