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Fri Jan 20, 2012, 11:15 PM

Congress may be able to override President Obama on Keystone XL Pipeline

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http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2012/01/20/congress-may-have-power-to-approve-keystone-pipeline-on-its-own/

I thought that the State Department had authority over this kind of decision?

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Proud Liberal Dem Jan 2012 OP
tabatha Jan 2012 #1
Proud Liberal Dem Jan 2012 #2
gateley Jan 2012 #3
OKNancy Jan 2012 #4

Response to Proud Liberal Dem (Original post)

Fri Jan 20, 2012, 11:20 PM

1. Will it pass the senate?

I hope not.

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Response to tabatha (Reply #1)

Fri Jan 20, 2012, 11:23 PM

2. Dems could (and should) filibuster it

I would say that they've done a pretty good job blocking the insanity of the House so far since last year. The question is are there going to be enough Senators able and willing to stand up to the oil industry on this? Hopefully, so.

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Response to tabatha (Reply #1)

Sat Jan 21, 2012, 12:09 AM

3. We need to start deluging our representatives NOW! nt

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Response to Proud Liberal Dem (Original post)

Sat Jan 21, 2012, 05:05 AM

4. Here is a link to the original story, not the rehashed version

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