Global Warming Subcommittee Chairman Edward MarkeyEdward (Ed) John MarkeyRegulators seek to remove barriers to electric grid storage Markey, Paul want to know if new rules are helping opioid treatment Oil spill tax on oil companies reinstated as part of budget deal MORE(D-Mass.) said that his committee's climate change bill is the "legislative Susan Boyle -- everyone underestimated it until it started to sing."

Susan Boyle entered the international spotlight back in April after she wowed the audience and judges on "Britain's Got Talent" with her voice, despite her unpolished look.

On Thursday the Energy and Commerce Committed released their climate change bill, bringing a key democrat on board, Rep. Rick Boucher (D-Va.). Markey was joined by Committee Chairman Henry Waxman (D-Calif) and Boucher at a briefing announcing his support for the legislation.

--Erica Wisniewski