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  • Signs like this one in Bradshaw, Nebraska, express local resistance to the Keystone XL pipeline from Canada to the U.S. Gulf Coast, which would run through Bradshaw. (associated press)

    Crude oil will head north of the border to Canada

    While Congress and the White House have been fighting over whether to build the Keystone XL pipeline so the U.S. can import more oil from Canada, U.S. energy companies have quietly turned that debate on its head and are now exporting growing amounts of oil to Canada.

  • Sen. Mary L. Landrieu of Louisiana, one of the Senate's most endangered Democrats, was the lead sponsor of the energy bill that included the pipeline. (Associated Press)

    Push for Keystone vote puts Senate Democrats in a bind in election year

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid got stuck this week in the political tangle of the Keystone XL pipeline, caught between the party's environmentalist base that fiercely opposes it and vulnerable Senate Democrats from red states who want to vote to approve the long-stalled project.

  • Crews work on construction of the TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline near County Road 363 and County Road 357, east of Winona, Texas on Dec. 3, 2012.  (Associated Press)

    PHILLIPS: Getting their money's worth

    Why did the Obama regime delay the Keystone Pipeline and throw the Laborers Union under the bus? Cold, hard cash. Radical left wing environmentalist and billionaire Tom Steyer promised Democrats $100 million this year for re-election efforts. What he wanted in return was the killing of the Keystone Pipeline.

  • Correction: Kentucky Senate story

    In an April 23 story about Kentucky's senate race, The Associated Press misspelled the name of the Democratic candidate. Her name is Alison Lundergan Grimes, not Alison Lundergran Grimes.

  • National Governors Association (NGA) Chair Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin waits for the arrival of President Barack Obama to speak to members of the National Governors Association in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Feb. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

    Oklahoma governor announces Obama's Keystone timetable; White House won't confirm

    A leading Republican governor claimed Monday that President Obama will make a decision on the Keystone XL oil pipeline within “a couple of months,” but the White House refused to confirm the story and added even more uncertainty to the already murky future of the $7 billion project.

  • Ark. delegation pans Obama speech to nation

    Reaction to President Barack Obama's State of the Union address by members of Arkansas' congressional delegation:

  • Oil Boom: An oil train derailment in Casselton, N.D., erupted into a fireball last month, just one of several recent scares and disasters in populated areas along North American rails. Transportation and political leaders are increasingly looking at pipelines as a safer alternative. (Associated Press)

    Spike in deadly rail accidents fuel push to build Keystone XL pipeline

    A string of deadly accidents and safety scares in recent months involving rail cars carrying crude oil is vividly demonstrating the dangers of relying on trains to transport the growing volumes of fuel being produced in North America, while giving ammunition to those who say the stalled Keystone XL and other pipelines are preferred ways to safely funnel fuel to market.

  • Heitkamp says time is now for decision on Keystone

    Sen. Heidi Heitkamp said Wednesday that the Obama administration should make a decision soon on the Keystone XL oil pipeline and that the decision should be to go ahead with the project.

  • ** FILE ** Former President George W. Bush turns and waves as he follows President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama as they leave after the dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Center, Thursday, April 25, 2013, in Dallas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

    George W. Bush on Keystone pipeline: ‘Build the damn thing’

    With the economy as sluggish as it is, former President George W. Bush had some quick advice to bolster revenues and bring a boom to the job market, during a conference in Pittsburgh attended by hundreds: Build the Keystone XL pipeline.

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