you recall the energy bill passed the house by one vote in june of 09
it then was never picked up in the senate cuz too many upstairs dems just couldn't touch it
the leaders of NO in upper parliament, i recall, were WHIP durbin, sherrod brown of ohio, ag chair blanche lincoln and stiffneck nelson from nebraska (don't be surprised if nelson suddenly switches parties in the next few months, either that or he'll announce his retirement)
U.S. Senate Democrats skeptical about climate bill | Reuters
early word (which does merit following) also has russ feingold mounting an anti war primary challenge vs the president, the highly principled progressive from wisconsin closed his concession speech with something like, "looking forward to 2012..."