Nursing unions back Sanders for opposing Keystone XL
The nation's largest group of unionized nurses yesterday endorsed independent Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont for president for his vocal opposition to the Keystone XL pipeline, rejecting former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for her silence on the project's fate.
Chaffetz deploys new tactic to cull agency input on pipeline
House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Republican leaders are asking at least eight federal agencies to turn over documents related to the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada.
Pipeline decision will be made during Obama's term -- White House
A White House spokesman said yesterday the administration will make a decision on the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada before President Obama's term runs out.
Sen. Hoeven to promote pipeline amendment
North Dakota Sen. John Hoeven vowed yesterday to renew his push for legislation to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada following reports that President Obama is preparing to reject the proposal.
Clinton stays mum on pipeline as Obama faces state pressure
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton this morning declined, once again, to take a position on the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada.
"This is President Obama's decision, and I am not going to second-guess him," she told a crowd in New Hampshire. "If it's undecided when I become president, I will answer your question."