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 MurkowskiKeeping Pruitt could cost GOP Congress, Trump in the fall Trump's plan to claw back spending hits wall in Congress GOP, Dem lawmakers come together for McCain documentary 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 RockefellerSenate GOP rejects Trump’s call to go big on gun legislation Overnight 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 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.