House approves Keystone bill, as court ruling delivers win to pipeline backers

FoxNews.com 1/9/2015

The House easily passed a bill on Friday authorizing construction of the Keystone pipeline, just hours after Nebraska’s highest court tossed a lawsuit challenging the route — increasing pressure on President Obama to approve the long-delayed project.

The House approved the bill on a 266-153 vote, with 28 Democrats joining majority Republicans in […]

U.S. Oil Pushes Back Against Anti-American World Powers – Despite Obama

DW Ulsterman Ulsterman Books 12/1/2014

World oil powers such as Saudi Arabia and other OPEC nations, Russia and Venezuela are stunned at the dramatic increases in U.S. energy production – an increase that has them scrambling to try and prepare for lower cost oil that will place considerable pressure upon their own bottom lines. It […]

Union leader: Senate Democrats acted ‘cowardly’ on Keystone XL vote

Sean Higgins The Washington Examiner 11/19/2014

A top union leader slammed the Senate’s rejection of a bill to approve the Keystone XL pipeline, calling it a “vote against all construction workers” and saying that Democratic lawmakers “cowardly” knuckled under to pressure from the White House. Other unions also criticized the Senate.

Terry O’Sullivan, president of […]

Sen. Mary Landrieu says she has enough votes to pass Keystone XL

Zack Colman The Washington Examiner 11/17/2014

Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., told reporters that she has enough votes to pass a bill to build the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline, which comes up for a vote Tuesday.

Asked whether the vote count was still at 59 — one shy of the 60 needed to blow up […]

How Nancy Pelosi Helped This Top Democrat Donor Nab Millions in Taxpayer Money

Kevin Mooney The Daily Signal 8/11/2014

Democrat billionaire Tom Steyer has donated more than $20 million to candidates and outside groups to influence this year’s election, making him the top individual contributor in 2014. And that’s just a fraction of the $50 million Steyer has said he’s willing to spend.

The San Francisco-based environmental activist […]

Keystone Critic Decried Conflict of Interest as Wife Backed Competitor

Pipeline supporters allege double standard

Lachlan Markay The Washington Free Beacon 7/28/2014

The wife of a leading House Democrat owned stock in a top competitor to the company behind the Keystone XL pipeline while he raised red flags about potential conflicts of interest in the government’s review of the project, documents show.

Rep. Raul Grijalva […]