How proponents of Keystone XL cynically exploit LGBT people
Perseveration is a psychological syndrome where you can’t stop doing something even if the original reason for doing it has vanished. I’m beginning to wonder if the continuing fervor of Republican support for the project reflects an institutional equivalent of this syndrome. The economic and political case for the project is fading, but Republicans just can’t […]
In what has to be one of the most ignorant economic arguments to date, President Barack Obama told Americans that Canada would benefit most from the U.S. building the Keystone XL pipeline, which spans several U.S. states. Fox News reported the following: “Obama, who was speaking at a year-end news conference, said the controversial pipeline was not […]
The Obama administration’s new point person on White House-Senate relations previously worked as a lobbyist to promote the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, according to data from the Center for Responsive Politics. Marty Paone, formerly a lobbyist with Prime Policy Group, was hired...
During the President’s December 20th press conference he stated his position not to support the Keystone pipeline now includes the lack of economic benefits, claiming the benefits of the project will be minimal compared to risks and costs. Is this new claim in opposition to the Keystone XL pipeline reasonable? read more
In his time as White House Press Secretary, Jay Carney would often get questions about whether President Barack Obama would approve the Keystone XL pipeline project. Mr. Carney would invariably answer that the State Department, not the president, was running the Keystone review project. Project watchers believe that Mr. Obama’s views on the matter are expected [...]
On Friday afternoon, President Obama held a press conference and discussed Cuba, North Korea, Keystone XL, race relations in America... but the really big news to come out of it? All of the reporters who asked questions of the President today were women — @jamiedupree No, really, it's true. Show More Summary
President Obama likes to say that he is awaiting an official review on the Keystone XL oil pipeline project before he decides on its fate.
GOP Leadership has an ace up its sleeve.
Keystone pipeline: In the Dec. 16 Section A, an article about the Keystone XL pipeline misspelled the name of the firm where oil analyst Matt Badiali works. It's Stansberry Research, not Stransberry Research.
WASHINGTON — Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell declared Tuesday that approving the Keystone XL pipeline will top the Senate agenda in January, potentially setting up an early veto confrontation with President Barack Obama. Congressional Republicans have been pushing for approval of the pipeline for years. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell says approving the Keystone XL pipeline will top the Senate agenda in January. The issue could set up an early 2015 veto confrontation with President Barack Obama. Congressional Republicans have been pushing for approval of the pipeline for years. Show More Summary
Senate Republicans will waste no time next year trying to put President Barack Obama in a bind over the Keystone XL pipeline.
Votes to approve the controversial Keystone XL pipeline will be the first of the new GOP-controlled Senate, the incoming majority leader promised Tuesday, as Republicans sought to move past internal divisions and confront President Obama.
Gas prices make Keystone XL pipeline questionable, online gossiping banned in Tennessee, L.A. requires condoms in porn, state governors leaves millions of children uninsured, and the families of the Newtown massacre victims sue Bushmaster all in today's news and web roundup.
Shutterstock Supporters of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline may have to face the reality that the project cannot generate the revenue it needs to be profitable. Extracting oil from tar sands was always going to be extremely costly,...Show More Summary
Amid the shouting on Capitol Hill, the wads of campaign cash and the activist careers shaped around the Keystone XL pipeline, the project at the flashpoint of America's energy debate now confronts a problem bigger than politics.
Did the earth move for you too, Blue Jersey? Norcross, NJ's newest congressman (drumroll, please) not following Democratic Party line From the Keystone XL pipeline to the CRomnibus - George Donald Norcross wastes no time distancing himself from Democrats. Show More Summary