As goes Michigan . . .


Michigan and other industrial states play an important role in the climate and energy debate. Both of its Democratic senators – Carl LevinCarl LevinObama to preserve torture report in presidential papers 'Nuclear option' for Supreme Court nominees will damage Senate McCain's Supreme Court strategy leads to nuclear Senate MORE and Debbie StabenowDebbie StabenowSanders: I'll work with Trump on trade Lawmakers join women's marches in DC and nationwide Hillary gives Bernie cool reception at Trump inaugural lunch MORE – are willing to back a federal climate and energy bill.

But they are also among the senators demanding that any bill include trade provisions – including so-called carbon tariffs – to prevent manufacturers from being undercut by competitors in nations that don’t require major emissions curbs.