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US Senate Fails to Override Keystone Pipeline Veto

The U.S. Senate on Wednesday failed to override President Barack Obama’s veto of a bill authorizing the construction of a controversial oil pipeline to transport Canadian crude to U.S. Gulf states. The vote was the first of many likely attempts by the Republican-led Congress to enact legislation over White House objections during Obama’s final two years in office. The Keystone XL pipeline has been on hold for six years awaiting the Obama administration’s approval or rejection of the...

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