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Congress: Rooney slated to be new GOP co-chair of climate caucus

January 11, 2019
Rep. Francis Rooney (R-FL) is slated to take over as GOP co-chairman of the bipartisan Climate Solutions Caucus, according to a news report, replacing former Rep. Carlos Curbelo (R-FL) who co-founded the group but lost his re-election bid in the November midterms. The decision has not been formally announced, but Rooney told the Washington Examiner Jan. 11 that he will be the new Republican leader of the caucus, whose members are evenly split between the parties. Rooney, who represents...

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