Minority Republican senators in the state Legislature walked out Thursday to block a vote on House Bill 2020, the controversial cap-and-trade climate bill which has been the subject of protests by supports and opponents for months. That prompted Gov. Kate Brown, a Democrat, to order the state police to bring absentee senators back against their will.

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