From The Hill:
Republicans will lose the White House in 2016 if they nominate a candidate who is a “climate denier,” predicts one Senate Democrat.
Speaking on a call set up by Organizing for Action, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) (D-R.I.) laid down the gauntlet for Democrats’ new push this year against climate change skeptics in Congress.
“Republicans have to produce a presidential candidate and I think if he’s a denier, he’s finished,” Whitehouse said Wednesday. “Which means they will have to trek a little bit towards the middle to cover their presidential candidate.”
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