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Obama Keystone Pipeline

Senators Introduce Bipartisan Bill Approving Keystone Pipeline

AP | DAVID ESPO | Posted 07.01.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate supporters of the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline conceded Thursday they lack the 60 votes necessary to pass legislation ...

Karl Rove Calls Obama's Keystone Decision A 'Stupid Move'

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 04.21.2014 | Politics

GOP strategist Karl Rove called the Obama administration’s latest delay in approving the Keystone XL pipeline a “stupid move” during Fox News' ...

Dems Press Obama To Make Tough Decision

Reuters | Posted 06.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, April 10 (Reuters) - Eleven U.S. Democratic senators on Thursday called on President Barack Obama to make a final decision on whether to...

Obama Defends U.S. Process On Keystone XL

AP | Posted 02.19.2014 | Politics

TOLUCA, Mexico (AP) — President Barack Obama is defending the lengthy process the U.S. is using to decide whether to approve the Keystone XL pipelin...

Canadian Ambassador, U.S. Lawmakers Push For Keystone Pipeline Approval

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 02.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — An unusual coalition of lawmakers from both parties, labor and business leaders, veterans groups and Canada's ambassador to the Un...

Sam Stein

So What Exactly Is Obama's Red Line On Keystone XL?

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 02.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the lead-up to President Barack Obama's heavily billed speech on climate policy in June, the big question among members of the White ...

Obama Waiting On More Keystone Reports Before Making Decision On Pipeline

Reuters | Posted 04.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Feb 2 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama still wants to hear from other federal agencies before deciding whether to accept the Stat...

Obama's Keystone Pipeline Dilemma: Running Out Of Reasons To Say No

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN and NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 02.01.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is running out of reasons to say no to Keystone XL, the proposed oil pipeline that's long been looming over...

Obama's Furry Stalker Will Follow Him To Hawaii

Posted 01.25.2014 | Green

President Obama will see a familiar, furry face when he arrives in Hawaii this weekend. Frostpaw the Polar Bear -- the Center for Biological Diver...

X-Ray of a Flagging Presidency

Bill McKibben | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Bill McKibben

As the battle over the Keystone XL pipeline has worn on -- and it's now well over two years old -- it's illuminated the Obama presidency like no other issue. It offers the president not just a choice of policies, but a choice of friends, worldviews, styles.

Environmental Leaders: 'No Deal, Mr. President'

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 09.24.2013 | Green

The leaders of 25 environmental and climate action groups sent an open letter to President Barack Obama on Tuesday, urging him to reject the proposed ...

Sam Stein

Obama Makes Major Announcement On Keystone

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama will ask the State Department not to approve the construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline unless it...

GOP Rep Cites Great Flood To Disprove Human Role In Climate Change

The Huffington Post | Chelsea Kiene | Posted 04.11.2013 | Politics

Rep. Joe Barton (R-Texas) turned to the Bible on Wednesday during a congressional hearing, using the Great Flood to support his claim that climate cha...

Lucia Graves

Keystone XL Absent From White House Budget

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 04.10.2013 | Green

WASHINGTON -- The White House budget released Wednesday highlighted President Barack Obama's all-of-the-above energy strategy, yet conspicuously absen...

Obama Voters to Obama: Reject Keystone XL

Kieran Suckling | Posted 05.21.2013 | Green
Kieran Suckling

Here's a wake-up call for the White House: A new poll finds that most people who voted for President Obama in November oppose the controversial Keystone XL pipeline.

Lawmakers Spar Over Keystone Pipeline

The Huffington Post | Lucia Graves | Posted 03.18.2013 | Politics

Reps. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) and Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), appearing on NBC's "Meet The Press" on Sunday, sparred briefly over the State Department...

Will Obama Sidestep Congress On Climate Change?

AP | DINA CAPPIELLO | Posted 04.22.2013 | Green

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama is talking about climate change like it was 2009. The president, who rarely uttered the words "climate change"...

Obama To Confront Oil Pipeline, Climate Change

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 01.17.2013 | Green

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's second-term energy agenda is taking shape and, despite the departure of key Cabinet officials, it looks a lot l...

Obama's Climate Legacy and the Keystone XL Pipeline

Michael Marx | Posted 03.17.2013 | Green
Michael Marx

Rejecting Keystone XL must be the next step President Obama takes to reverse climate disruption. America can no longer wait to turn this crisis around. Climate solutions must be this president's legacy.

Obama Faces Mounting Pressure Over Controversial Decision

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 01.31.2013 | Green

WASHINGTON -- It's a decision President Barack Obama put off during the 2012 campaign, but now that he's won a second term, his next move on a propose...

Obama's Secretive Keystone XL Decision

Ken Blackwell | Posted 06.19.2012 | Politics
Ken Blackwell

The oppressive monster known as the Environmental Protection Agency is not just killing jobs these days -- it is intentionally avoiding transparency that may shed light on the political motivations behind the agency's actions.

US House To Try Again To Advance Keystone Pipeline

Reuters | Posted 06.13.2012 | Green

* Obama had put the pipeline on hold * Republicans say pipeline would generate jobs By Roberta Rampton WA...

Obama's March Madness

Michael Brune | Posted 05.26.2012 | Green
Michael Brune

Spring is in the air -- but has the president really fallen madly in love with dirty energy? As usual, the answer is complicated.

President Should Play Political Turnaround at Cushing -- With Natural Gas

Daniel Dicker | Posted 05.22.2012 | Business
Daniel Dicker

An advocated switch to natural gas would not only defuse the "gas price" issue being brought by the GOP, it would also help this country get off the imported oil treadmill.

The Keystone XL Zombie Rises

Jamie Henn | Posted 05.21.2012 | Green
Jamie Henn

The fight against the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline is starting to feel more like a bad horror movie everyday. Just when you think our heroes have struck a fateful blow, out comes a hand from the soil. "The zombie lives!"