Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) vowed Thursday to push ahead with climate change legislation that he drafted with Sens. Joe Lieberman (ID-Conn.) and Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and said he believes Graham who walked away from the effort will ultimately support the measure.Were not going to try. Were going to do what were going to do, Kerry said, adding that the bill would be introduced early next week.Of Graham, Kerry said: Hes going to vote for the bill regardless of whether hes at the unveiling. Graham walked away from the group after Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) suggested immigration reform would go before climate change this year.A Graham aide did not immediately return a request for comment. However, Graham over the last several weeks has remained adamant in his opposition to moving climate change legislation until Reid takes comprehensive immigration reform off the table for the year.
James Jones, communications director for DC Vote, tapes a "DC Constituents Service Day" sign on the wall as he stands with other DC residents outside of Rep. Andy Harris's office on Capitol Hill to protest Harris' actions against D.C.'s marijuana laws on Thursday, July 24, 2014. DC Vote encouraged DC residents to bring their complaints about city services to the Maryland congressman.