Bradford Plumer covers the energy debate:
Congress will take up at least three major energy measures this year: a bill to upgrade the national electric grid; a bill to mandate that all utilities nationwide get a certain percentage of their electricity from solar, wind, geothermal, biomass, etc.; and the cap-and-trade bill for carbon emissions. But it turns out that some House Democrats, including Nancy Pelosi, want to fold all of these provisions into one big behemoth of a bill. And a few Senate Democrats fear disasterfar better, they say, to divide and conquer with multiple smaller bills. Elana Schor has the gritty rundown. Bonus audacity points go to Barbara Boxer, who wants to shove everything through the reconciliation process, so that Republicans can't filibuster it.