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Jan 21 2021
President Biden sought to turn the page on the Trump era immediately upon taking office, calling on the nation to move past the political warfare that defined the last four years and signing a slew of executive actions reversing the last president’s most controversial policies.
Biden halted the construction of both the southern border wall and the Keystone XL pipeline hours after takingThe Hill
Dec 20 2015
Congress abolished the 40-year ban on oil exports this past week, a victory for oil companies and conservatives that few thought conceivable until recently. One thing made it possible: supporters absorbed the lessons of the Keystone XL pipeline, whose doom was sealed when it became a political battleground.
Supporters of lifting the export ban, including oil-state Democrats, cajoledWall Street Journal (News)
Nov 06 2020
Three days after Election Day, Democratic nominee Joe Biden took narrow leads in Pennsylvania and Georgia, according to the Associated Press, putting him on the cusp of a victory in the Electoral College.
Early Friday, Biden took a 5,500-vote lead in the Keystone State, after trailing President Trump there for days. He also took a narrow lead in Georgia, giving the Democratic nomineeNPR (Online News)
Nov 16 2014
A defiant Barack Obama dives into what could be a defining period of his presidency this week, after repeatedly enraging Republicans from afar during his Asia tour. Obama faces showdowns with the GOP over immigration, the Keystone XL pipeline and his drive for a nuclear deal with Iran, all of which have huge consequences for his political legacy. Far from being chastened by the RepublicanCNN (Online News)
Oct 28 2020
On election night and the days that follow, the country may be in for a roller-coaster ride, with ups and downs that raise and dash expectations, provoking anger and frustration.
Here is a scenario, sketched out by Edward B. Foley, a professor of constitutional law at Ohio State, in his 2019 paper “Preparing for a Disputed Presidential Election: An Exercise in Election Risk AssessmentNew York Times (Opinion)
Mar 23 2015
In the three months since Marty Paone Took on the job as President Obama's Chief Liaison to the US Senate, he HAS Helped plot strategy on the Confirmations of top Administration Appointees, a Partisan Showdown over funding the Department of Homeland Security and the President's request for the authorization for use of military force.
What he did not more Pointedly Work on WAS the veryWashington Post
May 17 2014
President Barack Obama is encountering an increasingly resistant Democratic caucus on Capitol Hill, as lawmakers in his party break with him on a series of issues in the run-up to the November elections.
On issues such as judicial nominees, the Keystone XL pipeline, taxes and trade, the fraying party unity is a sign that individual Democrats have reached a point where their own re-Wall Street Journal (News)
May 21 2013
With the furor on the Hill over Washington's favorite pastime -- scandal -- it's easy to forget that lawmakers have some important business to confront. The debt ceiling, you may not have noticed, was hit over the weekend. Then there's the budget, immigration, jobs, the Keystone pipeline and more, all piling up in the inbox. While President Obama vowed Friday he wouldn't let "every fleetingFox News (Online News)
Jan 07 2015
President Barack Obama’s Keystone veto threat Tuesday was the opening gambit in his fight with the new Republican majorities in Congress looking to derail his post-midterm momentum. Worried White House aides spent the last few weeks working behind the scenes to make sure they had the votes to sustain a veto, rounding up enough Democrats willing to stand behind their lame-duck president andPolitico
Nov 19 2014
Earlier this week, Guy asked if President Obama’s sweeping executive amnesty order would be handed down sooner rather than later. Originally, most Democrats supposed and hoped he’d at least have the courtesy to wait until after the December Louisiana runoff between Sen. Mary Landrieu and Rep. Bill Cassidy. After all, any type of “poison-the-well” executive action before voters head to theTownhall