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Bipartisan Effort Stalls Energy Bill in Senate

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Bipartisan Effort Stalls Energy Bill in Senate

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Bipartisan Effort Stalls Energy Bill in Senate

Bipartisan Effort Stalls Energy Bill in Senate

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The Senate will decide Friday whether to cut off debate and allow a vote on a sweeping new energy plan, after a coalition of Democrats and Republicans attempt to block the legislation through filibuster. Opponents of the bill, which won House approval Tuesday, say it represents an outright gift to powerful lobbyists. Hear NPR's David Welna.