WASHINGTON, DC - Dec. 06: House Energy ranking member Joe L. Barton, R-Texas, and Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., before a news conference on the energy bill. The House brushed aside a new White House veto threat against comprehensive energy legislation, passing the bill Thursday and sending it to an uncertain fate in the Senate. The White House renewed a threat to veto the bill over tax provisions and a renewable electricity mandate. The measure (HR 6) would boost corporate average fuel...
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