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Jan 22 2013
Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman notified the Obama administration Tuesday that he has approved the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline to traverse his state, marking a significant step toward reviving the project after President Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton sidelined it.Fox News (Online News)
Feb 18 2013
Tens of thousands of protesters turned out on the National Mall Sunday to encourage President Obama to make good on his commitment to act on climate change.
In his Inaugural address from outside the U.S. Capitol, the president said: "We will respond to the threat of climate change knowing that the failure to do so would betray our children and future generations."
Just a fewNPR (Online News)
Oct 27 2023
INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — One person died and another was hurt in a shooting Friday afternoon in a residential area on the city’s east side, police said.
Medics and Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers were sent to a gunshot scene about 3:30 p.m. Friday in the 2700 block of Station Street. That’s about a half-mile northeast of the I-70 interchange for Keystone Avenue andWish TV
Jun 27 2012
Congressional negotiators are on the brink of a deal to extend federal highway funding for two years, ending a four-month push by both chambers and likely wrapping up major legislative business before the July Fourth recess.Politico
Feb 09 2021
In one of his first acts as new chairman of the Senate Energy Committee, Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin on Tuesday urged President Joe Biden to reconsider his executive order revoking a presidential permit for the long-delayed Keystone XL oil pipeline, siding with Republican critics who say Biden’s action will cost thousands of high-paying jobs.
Manchin, of West Virginia, has yet to lead aAssociated Press Fact Check
Mar 04 2015
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pressed Democrats on Wednesday to join Republicans in voting to override President Obama's veto of legislation authorizing the Keystone XL oil pipeline.
"I’m urging every Democrat who still believes their party should be about workers, not these deep-pocketed special interests and extremists, to join us," McConnell said on the Senate floor. "VoteThe Hill
Jan 05 2015
Now that Harry Reid has been removed as President Obama's personal legislation blocker in the Senate, new Majority Leader Mitch McConnell plans to put long-overdue Keystone pipeline legislation his desk as soon as possible. As a result, the debate over the pipeline has been revived, with many far-left pundits claiming the pipeline doesn't have enough support and shouldn't be approved.Townhall
Feb 11 2015
The House on Wednesday is expected to pass a bill forcing the administration to approve construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, sending the measure to President Obama, who has vowed to veto it.
The Senate passed an identical measure in January.
While most congressional Republicans and some Democrats support the pipeline, it is not expected to draw the two-thirds majorityNew York Times (News)
Feb 12 2015
The House passed legislation approving the Keystone XL pipeline Wednesday, heightening a political showdown with President Barack Obama , who has vowed to veto the bill.
The legislation, approved 270-152 by the GOP-controlled House, authorizes TransCanada Corp. , to construct the 1,179-mile pipeline, which has been under review by the Obama administration for more than six years. TheWall Street Journal (News)
Jan 29 2015
The U.S. Senate passed a bill Thursday approving the Keystone XL oil pipeline, setting up a looming veto showdown with the White House.
The legislation passed on a 62-36 vote, after lawmakers spent weeks considering amendments. The House passed a similar bill earlier this month, though there are slight differences that may have to be ironed out before the bill can go to PresidentFox News (Online News)