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State of the Union

Lawmakers react to president's climate, energy agenda

In his first State of the Union address before a Republican-controlled Congress, President Obama received strong, partisan reaction to his climate and energy proposals. In this E&ETV Special Report, members of Congress react to the president's statements on the science of climate change, Keystone XL and U.S. energy production. Lawmakers interviewed include Reps. Joe Barton (R-Texas), Paul Tonko (D-N.Y.), Bill Johnson (R-Ohio), Gene Green (D-Texas), Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.), Pete Olson (R-Texas) and Bob Latta (R-Ohio).