Peterson deal didn't sway many ag Dems on Waxman-Markey

Turns out House Agriculture Committee Chair Collin Peterson's deal with Henry Waxman barely squeaked the bill over the finish line. Via Chris Clayton:
While the Climate Change bill, HR 2454, passed the House by a slim 219 to 212 margin on Friday, the members of the House Ag Committee, rejected the measure by a 31 to 15 vote. House Ag Committee Chairman Collin Peterson was able to persuade 14 of his Democratic colleagues to join him in a yes vote, which means that the Democratic majority within the Committee said yes by a 15 to 13 margin, while all 18 Republicans sided with Oklahoma Congressman Frank Lucas, the ranking Minority member of the Committee.

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