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Flashback: Dem. Senator calls cap-and-trade ‘the most significant revenue-generating proposal of our time’

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The Washington Post – April 3, 2009

Article Excerpt: Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin (D-Md.) called cap-and-trade “the most significant revenue-generating proposal of our time,” and said it would be difficult to pass without reconciliation because Democrats would be forced to accommodate a handful of Republicans as they did in the debate over the president’s stimulus package. Although winning use of the maneuver is unlikely, Cardin said, “a lot of us don’t want to give up without a fight.”

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