Mike Ludwig of Truthout: The EPA appears to be unwilling or unable to back up Scott Pruitt's claim that carbon pollution is not a primary contributor to climate change.
Senate Republicans would be left with just one vote to spare if Doug Jones were to be sworn in ahead of a final vote.
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Simon Johnson, former chief economist of the International Monetary Fund, is a professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management, a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, and a member of the CBO’s Panel of Economic Advisers. He is a co-founder of The Baseline Scenario.