On Capital Journal Roundtable, Washington Bureau Chief Jerry Seib and reporters Jay Solomon, Amy Harder and Patrick O'Connor discuss the significance of President Barack Obama's visit to Saudi Arabia and the Keystone XL pipeline.
Anti-#KeystoneXL pipeline protesters at Obama / House Dems retreat in Philly pic.twitter.com/MvKYisOcs5 — Josh Lederman (@joshledermanAP) January 29, 2015 Yesterday the Senate passed a bill forcing the approval of the Keystone XL pipeline that would transport Canadian tar sand oil through the US to the gulf coast. The vote was 62-36 and nine Democrats – [...]
It was a crushing defeat for environmentalists and Democrats alike, as the bill to build the Keystone XL pipeline was passed by a bipartisan majority 62-36.
The US Senate yesterday approved a bill that authorizes the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. Following the vote — the Senate voted 62 to 36 in favor of building the 1,179-mile oil pipeline from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico — the White House again said President Obama would veto the measure, the New […]
I’D MAKE HIM WEAR OUT THAT VETO PEN: Senate votes to build Keystone, defying veto threat from Obama. The Senate on Thursday voted 62-36 to build the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline, delivering Republicans the first legislative victory of their new majority. Nine Democrats joined with Republicans in voting to approve the $8 billion project, […]
The most recent Keystone XL poll from November 2014 has the public favoring the project by a margin of 59% to 31%. 83% of Republicans favor it, as do 58%
A new analysis found that half of Americans are living paycheck to paycheck. Also, the Senate voted to approve the Keystone XL pipeline, although President Obama would likely veto any final legislation. Jill Wagner reports on the day's top MoneyWatch headlines.
“The pipeline is like King Kong, and the people and farms are like ants and grasshoppers..."
Well, the Senate is now set to double-dog dare the president to veto a bill mandated the construction of our old friend the Keystone XL pipeline, the continent-spanning death funnel designed to bring the world's dirtiest fossil-fuel down from the env...
Senators who voted to push through development of the Keystone XL pipeline today have received, on average, $570,034 in contributions to their campaigns and leadership PACs from the oil and gas industry over the course of their careers. The 35 senators who voted against bill have received, on average, just $78,641 from the industry. The Obama…
When the Senate voted Thursday to approve construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, the bill they passed was padded with a few extra measures. In an effort to get Republicans to make hard decisions on the Keystone XL bill, Democrats deluged the bill in recent days with amendments calling for...
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The bitterly controversial Keystone XL pipeline bill has just come one step closer to becoming law. The Republican-led US Senate passed an $8 billion bill an hour ago (Thursday afternoon, January 29) to approve construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline. Show More Summary
The U.S. Senate passed a bill on Thursday for the construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, but an amendment filed by Senator John McCain seeking to repeal the U.S. build requirement of the Jones Act was not attached. The post Keystone XL Pipeline Bill Passes Without Senator McCain’s Jones Act Amendment appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
The now Republican-controlled Senate, with help from nine Democrats, has passed the Keystone XL oil pipeline bill, despite the fact that President Obama has pledged to veto it:Senators voted 62-36 on the bill to bypass the Obama administration's review of Keystone, five short of the number needed to overturn a potential rejection by the president. Show More Summary
Pipeline segments for the Keystone XL wait in a field. There were no real surprises in the Senate vote to force construction of the 1,179-mile northern leg of the Keystone XL pipeline Thursday. Sixty votes were needed and the tally of senators in favor was 62, with 36 opposed. Show More Summary
A bi-partisan majority of Senators voted to approve legislation to authorize the long-delayed Keystone pipeline project. All 53 Senate Republicans voted in favor of the bill, along with 9 Democrats (including North Dakota’s Heidi Heitkamp who voted for final passage of the bill despite playing some partisan games with amendments). So what happens next? The...
Hooray, our economic and energy problems are over! The Senate approved legislation Thursday that would mandate the construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, a bipartisan vote that will set the stage for a veto showdown with President Obama. On a 62-to-36 vote, Republicans and nine Democrats approved a bill that mandates construction of […]
Paul C. "Chip" Knappenberger Today, in a 62-38 vote, the U.S. Senate passed a bill to approve the Keystone XL pipeline. The House passed a similar measure a few weeks ago. These actions come more than 6 years after TransCanada Corp originally...Show More Summary