By Paul Bedard | 04/22/14 04:01 PM
The debate over building the Keystone XL oil pipeline took a weird turn Tuesday when a Hollywood actress famous for playing a comedic mermaid called the economic lifeline the real life embodiment of some legendary “serpent” destined to doom America. “Legend tells of a black snake that...
By Zack Colman | 04/22/14 05:27 AM
Environmental organizations and Democrats say the delay will have little effect in tight Senate races in November, while GOP-aligned groups are arguing it underscores that pro-pipeline Democrats have little power in their party.
By Meghashyam Mali | 04/21/14 02:13 PM
White House press secretary Jay Carney said that President Obama has been “consistent” in wanting the Keystone XL review process to be carried out on its merits, days after the State Department announced another delay. “The president has been consistent in always wanting this process to...
By Ashe Schow | 04/21/14 12:36 PM
By Ashe Schow | 04/21/14 11:33 AM
Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz doesn't think politics will play a role in President Obama's decision on the Keystone XL pipeline. Wasserman Schultz, who's never had a job outside of politics, discussed the issue on Sunday’s "Meet the Press" with host David...
By Rebecca Berg | 04/20/14 11:32 AM
Democratic National Committee chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz on Sunday dismissed the potential political impact of a delayed decision on the Keystone XL pipeline, calling it a "complex" decision that will need to be carefully weighed. The State Department, which has been reviewing the...
04/19/14 05:04 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats sweating this year's elections may be hoping that the Obama administration's latest delay to the proposed Keystone XL pipeline takes a politically fraught issue off the table for the midterms. Fat chance. An indefinite extension of the government's review of the...
By Zack Colman | 04/18/14 04:45 PM
The Obama administration is extending the agency review period for the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline, potentially delaying the decision until after the November elections -- sparing President Obama a tough political decision in the process. A senior State Department official said agencies...
By Ashe Schow | 04/18/14 03:56 PM
Obama administration officials have extended the comment period for the Keystone XL pipeline, effectively delaying yet again a decision on the pipeline. The latest delay, the administration said, was due to continuing litigation in Nebraska surrounding the pipeline's route.
By Meghashyam Mali | 04/18/14 03:18 PM
House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, on Friday slammed the State Department's move to delay its decision on whether to approve the Keystone XL pipeline as “shameful.”
By Zack Colman | 04/17/14 04:20 PM
Billionaire San Francisco climate activist Tom Steyer's NextGen Climate Action PAC will back vulnerable lawmakers who oppose the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline, he said in a Thursday letter.
By Justin Green | 04/14/14 05:15 PM
The controversy over the proposed Keystone XL pipeline has inspired what may well be the largest piece of crop art ever. The Cowboy and Indian Alliance, a coalition of farmers, ranchers and Native American tribes who oppose the pipeline, recently unveiled a massive display of crop art that...
04/13/14 03:45 PM
NELIGH, Neb. (AP) — Opponents of a proposed pipeline to carry Canadian oil south to the Gulf Coast have carved a message of resistance into a Nebraska field in the project's path. The 80-acre artwork, which was done last week and reads "Heartland#NoKXL," is the latest protest...
04/10/14 05:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Eleven Senate Democrats, including six who face contested races this year, urged President Barack Obama on Thursday to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline by the end of May. The five-year review of the Canada-to-Texas pipeline has been "exhaustive in its time, breadth and...
By Ashe Schow | 04/10/14 03:04 PM
White House press secretary Jay Carney said Thursday the process for approving the Keystone XL pipeline would remain in place, despite President Obama assuring governors in February that the decision would be made “in a couple months.”
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