judd greggJudd Gregg

Sen. Judd Gregg has a record of backing action on climate change, even though his overall environmental record gets low scores from enviros.

He voted in support of the McCain-Lieberman Climate Stewardship Act in 2003 and 2005. He wasn’t present for the Senate vote on the Lieberman-Warner climate bill last year, but suggested he thought it was too costly and would not have supported it.

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Gregg was nominated to serve as the secretary of commerce earlier this year, but then changed his mind about taking the post, citing irreconcilable differences with the Obama administration.

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He might be more willing to play ball with the Obama team on climate change. But thus far, he’s been quiet on the issue.

UPDATE, 7/30/09: This post originally stated that Gregg is up for reeelection in 2010, but in fact he said in February 2009 that he will “probably not” run again. 

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