New GOP Congress sets sights on Keystone, immigration and jobs
With control of the House and now the Senate, Republicans will return to Congress next week looking for early victories on such key issues as immigration and domestic energy to set the tone for the next two years and position their party to win the White House in 2016.
Incoming Sen. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has already made clear his first order of business is to pass a bill to build the Keystone XL pipeline.
In the final days of the last congressional session, such legislation was narrowly defeated in...