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5. Sen. James M. Inhofe, R-Okla.

One of the most outspoken climate-change deniers in the Senate (he's renowned for calling global warming "the greatest hoax ever perpetrated on the American people"), Inhofe is also one of the most influential Republicans in the country when it comes to environmental policy. As ranking membe Pete Souza / Chicago Tribune