Kate Sheppard on “Countdown”: Jim Sensenbrenner’s Climate Revenge

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Kate Sheppard joined Keith Olbermann on MSNBC’s Countdown to discuss the ramifications of noted climate denier and GOP congressman Jim Sensenbrenner’s potential takeover of the House Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming if Republicans win back the House in November.

Kate Sheppard covers energy and environmental politics in Mother Jones’ Washington bureau. For more of her stories, click here. She Tweets here.

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