Offshore revenue fight is front-and-center for climate swing votes

Here’s what Webb said when the White House announced plans in late March to proceed with a lease sale off Virginia’s coast:

“This policy should be coupled with a fair and equitable formula for profit-sharing between the federal and state government in order to attract well-paying jobs to the Commonwealth and support a range of projects, from clean energy development to transportation infrastructure to coastal restoration.”

Sen. Lisa MurkowskiLisa Ann MurkowskiSessions torched by lawmakers for marijuana move Calif. Republican attacks Sessions over marijuana policy Trump's executive order on minerals will boost national defense MORE (R-Alaska), another swing vote, wants revenue sharing badly, and her Alaska colleague Mark BegichMark Peter BegichPerez creates advisory team for DNC transition The future of the Arctic 2016’s battle for the Senate: A shifting map MORE (D) supports it too.

But on the other hand, Sens. Byron Dorgan (D-N.D.) and Jay RockefellerJohn (Jay) Davison RockefellerOvernight Tech: Trump nominates Dem to FCC | Facebook pulls suspected baseball gunman's pages | Uber board member resigns after sexist comment Trump nominates former FCC Dem for another term Obama to preserve torture report in presidential papers MORE (D-W.Va.) , who along with Sen. Jeff Bingaman (D-N.M.) are leading the charge against revenue sharing, are climate swing votes themselves. So stay tuned.