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McConnell Urges States To Help Thwart Obama's ‘War On Coal'

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 17:  Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) returns to his office following a press conference
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 17: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) returns to his office following a press conference at the U.S. Capitol March 17, 2015 in Washington, DC. McConnell answered questions on the stalled Senate vote on Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch during the press conference that followed the weekly Republican policy luncheon. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky has begun an aggressive campaign to block President Obama’s climate change agenda in statehouses and courtrooms across the country, arenas far beyond Mr. McConnell’s official reach and authority.

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