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Hillary Clinton brings in Al Gore as closer on climate change

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Al Gore laid out the environmental stakes of the presidential race in stark terms during a campaign stop for Hillary Clinton Tuesday, arguing that electing her opponent would lead to “climate catastrophe.” Vice president during Clinton’s husband’s eight years in the White House and a longtime environmental activist, Gore served as a closer for Clinton on climate change as the Democratic candidate seeks to appeal to activists and to young people, who consider this a key issue. “The choice in…

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Conservation group takes Marco Rubio to task, calls him ‘wrong for Florida’

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Shortly after Republican U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio announced he would run for re-election, environmentalist group League of Conservation Voters took him to task for his positions on the environment and said he was “wrong for Florida.” “Marco Rubio’s failed run for president laid bare his true colors,” the group said in a Wednesday email. “Rubio is dangerously out of step with Floridians and has taken every opportunity to advocate for the big polluters that have contributed over $700,000 to his…

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