Canadian pipeline developer TransCanada will shift the route of its planned oil pipeline out of the environmentally sensitive Sandhills area of Nebraska, two company officials announced Monday night.
With the deadline for a decision on the massive Keystone XL pipeline facing the Obama administration, a bill tightening regulations on pipeline safety is racing through Congress with bipartisan support.
Herman Cain is surging in the polls and on the best-seller charts.
Republicans and business leaders are urging President Obama to turn talk of creating jobs into action by green-lighting a long-delayed $7 billion expansion of a Canada-to-Texas oil pipeline that supporters say will create 20,000 jobs.
House Republicans want the White House to stop dragging its feet on a massive pipeline project that would reduce the nation's dependence on overseas oil and create thousands of jobs - all without drilling domestically.