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By David Keene
Conference showed that the values Reagan cherished still endure
Topic - Lee Terry
Congressman Lee Terry will host fellow Republican and Missouri Rep. Sam Graves for a small business forum in Omaha.
The U.S. State Department may have removed a hurdle for the Keystone XL pipeline with its report on Friday, but it didn't sway the entrenched foes and supporters in Nebraska.
Most in Nebraska's all-Republican congressional delegation turned their attention to President Barack Obama in the wake of a new State Department report that raised no major environmental objections to construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline.
Nebraska Republican Congressman Lee Terry says his legislation to fund the country's poison control centers has been signed into law by President Barack Obama.
The House passed a bill Thursday that requires the federal government to deliver weekly reports on Obamacare enrollment and a range of other activities on the health care law's main website.
TransCanada, the company proposing the 1,600-mile Keystone XL pipeline, and officials in the U.S. and Canada reacted furiously Monday to skeptical comments from President Obama on the economic impact for jobs and U.S. gas prices from the long-delayed project.
House Republicans took the first step Tuesday toward forcing approval of Keystone XL pipeline, with a subcommittee passing a proposal that aims to green-light the massive project without President Obama's approval.
Weary of waiting for President Obama to provide leadership and relief for fuel prices, Democrats and Republicans in Washington are boarding the bandwagon for the Keystone XL pipeline. Partisan politics stop at the gas pump.
President Obama has often used executive authority to get around Congress — and he has promised to continue that approach in his second term.
President Obama has often used executive authority to get around Congress. Now, a bipartisan group of lawmakers wants to turn the tables.
After years of delays on the Keystone XL pipeline, a top Republican lawmaker says he doesn't believe President Obama wants to approve it, even after the election, but it may have enough support from Senate Democrats to pass.
In another attempt to move forward with the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, a top House Republican is pushing Congress to approve work on much of the northern portion of the Canada-to-Texas project that has been delayed for years.
House Republicans on Tuesday pushed forward a bill designed to increase transparency at the Federal Communications Commission and prevent what critics say are needless regulations that have created uncertainty in the market and inhibited deal-making.
The White House on Monday hailed the news that a scaled-down portion of the Keystone XL pipeline that would stretch from Oklahoma to Texas will move ahead, but the president's critics said the move only underscored the need to approve the entire Canada-to-Texas project.
Terry also said the ruling shouldn't stop Obama from approving a federal permit.
Rep. Lee Terry, R-Neb., said GOP House leaders have no intention of attaching the pipeline to any must-pass legislation before a 90-day comment period concludes in May.