It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker.
Please white-list or disable AboveTopSecret.com in your ad-blocking tool.
Some features of ATS will be disabled while you continue to use an ad-blocker.
(visit the link for the full news article)
Senate Republicans on Friday blocked a vote on legislation that would cut greenhouse gas emissions across the U.S. economy, but its supporters said they'd keep working to get a stronger version ready for the next president.
Obama and McCain say global warming is an urgent problem...McCain said the bill needed to be debated and improved.
Obama and McCain were among 54 senators who favored moving ahead, but 60 votes were needed. Six of the 54 weren't present to vote. The tally: 48 in favor, 36 opposed