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  •  Is the Keystone XL pipeline going to be a positive or a negative win?
    Is the Keystone XL pipeline going to be a positive or a negative win?
    The Senate passed its bill in favor of building the Keystone pipeline with a vote of 62 to 36 in approval. Included in that vote were nine Democrats who joined 53 Republicans in passing the bill. The passage now sends the measure back to the House...
  • Sen. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) speaks while flanked by Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) (L)
    Senate passes bipartisan Keystone XL pipeline bill, defying Obama veto threat
    What a difference an election makes. As the Washington Times reported, the Senate passed the Keystone XL pipeline authorization bill Thursday on a bipartisan basis Nine Democrats joined the Republicans in voting for the measure. After Sen. Harry...
  • Keystone XL pipeline bill passes Senate after six years of waiting
    Keystone XL pipeline bill passes Senate after six years of waiting
    The Keystone XL pipeline bill S.1 was passed in the Senate with a bipartisan vote of 62-36. The passage authorizes the cross-border permit for constriction of the Keystone XL pipeline, it follows more than six years of work, countless studies,...
  • The Senate passed the Keystone Pipeline bill with bipartisan support
    Senate passes Keystone Pipeline despite Obama veto threat
    Despite President Barack Obama threat to veto any bill passed by Congress approving the Keystone XL pipeline the Republican controlled Senate passed their bill on Thursday afternoon Jan. 29, 2015 with bipartisan support and a vote of 62 to 36. The...
  • Senate votes yes on Keystone Pipeline
    Senate approves Keystone Pipeline
    A bipartisan vote in the Senate today gave the green light for construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline. After being stalled for six years under a deluge of costly and unnecessary studies, the pipeline was finally approved by the...
  • Lamar Smith says Obama is out of touch with Americans
    Texas Congressman says Obama is out of excuses, out of touch after six years
    San Antonio Congressman Lamar Smith, representing the 21 District in Texas, issued a statement Wednesday evening saying Barack Obama “is out of excuses, out of touch” in response to the president’s State of the Union Address last...
  • Raul Labrador
    Raúl Labrador takes a shot at Mitch McConnell on immigration
    Weird. Who is Raul Labrador, and why is he criticizing Senate Leader Mitch McConnell who is a Republican from his same party?Raul is an immigrant from Puerto Rico who is also a member of the Church of Latter Day Saints in Idaho.He is a young...
  • Pipe water not oil
    Keystone XL Pipeline time-wasting in the Senate
    The battle cry should be "pipe water not oil".Here’s the deal. The nation doesn’t have a bipartisan cohesive energy policy that supports a sustainable economy. Advocates for the Keystone XL Pipeline are bought off by...
  • Keystone XL Pipeline
    Pressure to pass the pipeline: Keystone XL
    If you watch television then you have seen the advertisements showing George W. Bush and William J. Clinton in lockstep on the Keystone Pipeline. Of course both are heavily influenced by capitalists who have a vested interest in petroleum on which...
  • Obama met with Congressional leadership at the White House
    Obama meets with Congressional leaders promises to disagree but work together
    In President Barack Obama's first meeting with the 114th Congress' leadership, there was no bourbon, but there was sports talk. Obama met with the Congressional leadership of the new GOP majority in the House of Representatives and Senate...
  • Mitch McConnell
    What if senators vote to say climate change isn't happening?
    In the land of the free and home to ignoramuses, the U.S. Senate led by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell have agreed to survey the membership about their belief in climate change and its impact on the planet. This action is evidence why this...
  • Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT)
    Bernie Sanders offers amendment declaring human caused global warming to be real
    As deliberations for the Keystone XL pipeline continue in the Senate, the new Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has allowed any amendments any senator might offer to be considered and voted on. Taking full advantage of that indulgence, the...
  • Indecisiveness prompts yank
    Indecisiveness prompts yank
    According to Politico, the Senate voted today to kick off a debate over legislation to approve the Keystone XL pipeline, voting 63-32 to take up a bill that would short-circuit President Obama's authority over the $8 billion pipeline. The word...
  • Sworn in with hand on Bible
    Religious make up of new 114th Congress revealed
    With a hand on the Bible most new members of the incoming Congress were sworn into office on January 6, 2015. The 114th Congress is made up of 92 percent Christians in both chambers, according to a new study released yesterday by the Pew Research...
  • Sen Barbara Boxer (D-CA)
    Barbara Boxer to retire at the end of her current Senate term
    Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-California, has decided to retire from the Senate after her term expires in 2016, according to a Thursday story on CNN. Boxer, age 74, is one of the most liberal members of the Senate. She claimed that neither her age nor...