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GOP Like 'Greased Pigs' on Energy Efficiency Bill, Reid Says (Video)

(Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

The bipartisan energy efficiency bill that the Senate has debated on-and-off since last year is once again on the verge of becoming the punchline of a bad joke.  

Majority Leader Harry Reid compared Republicans to greased pigs as he tried to get support for the legislation, authored by Sens. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., and Rob Portman, R-Ohio.