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Why Is Protecting The Clean Air Act So Critical?

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If someone asks you why it's so important to fight Republican efforts to roll back the Clean Air Act, repeat this quote:

There is a case to be made that, in the contest between corporate profits and children's lungs, someone should be standing up for children's lungs.”

– Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI)

In a related story in today's Washington Post, Steven Pearlstein details how Republicans are combining nonsensical job-killing rhetoric with people-killing policies.

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