The Hill Heats Up

Plumer brings us the latest on climate change politicking:

...the backroom-dealing begins in earnest this week. As an indication of just how gnarled a task this will be, Nancy Pelosi is now hinting that a comprehensive climate and energy bill might take longer than a year to pass, saying that she hopes Congress "will have made substantial progress" by the time the next Earth Day rolls aroundApril 22, 2010. Because these hearings are so much fun, it'd be a real shame if they came to a close anytime soon.