Politics

Lesley Clark

Reporter

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Clark previously was a reporter with McClatchy, covering coal, Kentucky and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.). She also covered the White House for McClatchy, writing about clashes over taxes and spending, energy and climate change and health care. She's reported from Saudi Arabia, Israel, Jordan, Russia, Mexico, Japan, Kenya and Cuba.

A graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Clark also worked at the Miami Herald, writing about opposition to offshore oil drilling and efforts to restore the Everglades.

Latest Stories

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5 takeaways from the Dan Brouillette hearing

Dan Brouillette, President Trump's nominee to replace outgoing Energy Secretary Rick Perry, appeared poised for an easy Senate confirmation yesterday after largely friendly questioning from members of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.

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5 takeaways from Dan Brouillette hearing

Dan Brouillette, President Trump's nominee to replace outgoing Energy Secretary Rick Perry, appeared poised for an easy Senate confirmation yesterday after largely friendly questioning from members of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.

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Trump admin targets more Obama efficiency rules

Environmental and consumer advocacy groups that say the Department of Energy is backtracking on energy efficiency by allowing old-style lightbulbs to stay on the market are arguing the Trump administration is going further and readying changes to more rules that could make it harder to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.