More Mary Landrieu Articles

  • Why most vulnerable Democrats don't swing for the fences in ads

    There are suitors who would woo with a steak dinner on a yacht, or those who would whip up pasta at home. In politics, likewise, some candidates appeal to voters with monumental gestures, while others opt for a lighter touch.

  • House approves speeding up natural gas exports

    The exports would go to nations that lack free-trade agreements with the U.S. Forty-six Dems joined Republicans to pass the bill, 266-150, while two Republicans opposed it. 

  • Conservative group knocks Sen. Mary Landrieu for piling debt on millennials

    In an effort to win younger voters, the conservative group Generation Opportunity will run an ad targeting Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., for supporting government spending and leaving millennials to foot the bill.

  • Keystone XL bill passed by Senate panel

    The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee passed legislation mandating construction of the Keystone XL pipeline Wednesday in possibly the last Senate action on the Canada-to-Texas project before the November midterm election. The measure secured a 12-10 vote, with two Democrats --...

  • Deal with White House in hand, Senate panel approves nominees for energy regulator

    The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee agreed to send a pair of Federal Energy Regulatory Commission nominees to the Senate floor -- but there's a catch. The panel voted to approve Cheryl LaFleur and Norman Bay as commissioners with the understanding that LaFleur, the acting...

  • Here's how the Keystone XL bill will likely die

    The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee is expected on Wednesday to approve legislation mandating construction of the Keystone XL pipeline's northern leg, but its chances of reaching the Senate floor are already dashed. "I agreed to give them a vote. They, the Republicans, they...

  • Russia-Ukraine natural gas fight comes to Capitol Hill

    Russian energy giant Gazprom's decision to cut off natural gas supplies to Ukraine is expected to amplify talks about natural gas exports scheduled to begin this week on Capitol Hill. The move by the state-owned company comes as Congress' natural gas export discussions, which had recently...

  • Months before the midterms, a vulnerable Democrat affirms opposition to late-term abortion ban

    After months of avoiding a number of sensitive campaign issues, including her support for the Affordable Care Act, Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., in a recent interview reaffirmed her opposition to bans on abortions performed after 20 weeks of pregnancy.

  • Senate Energy Committee set to vote on FERC nominees

    Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Chairwoman Mary Landrieu, D-La., said her panel will vote Wednesday on who to move to the floor as the nominee to lead the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Landrieu said talks with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., and the White House...

  • Vote on Keystone XL pipeline set for Senate panel

    The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee is scheduled to vote Wednesday on a bill to approve the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline that failed to get to the floor last month after negotiations regarding an energy-efficiency measure collapsed.



From the Weekly Standard

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