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Another cap and trade walkout? Oregon Republican leader says it’s ‘on the table’

The Republicans’ leader in the Oregon Senate said “nothing is off the table” when asked Wednesday if his caucus might walk out again to keep Democrats from voting on a cap and trade bill.

Democrats don’t expect to get any Republican votes for a revised version of the climate legislation when the 2020 short session unfolds next month. But their changes appear to be enough to ensure they have the votes for passage in their own caucus (although some of the changes have disconcerted climate…