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"The Administration should never have walked away from the Kyoto Treaty. Global warming is real and it is here today. The facts aren't the issue. The policy is the issue. I think the Administration's policy on global warming is dead wrong."

Ted Kulongoski

Born: November 5, 1940

Occupation: Former Governor of Oregon

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