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The Keystone XL veto: first of many, or the only one necessary?
The Keystone XL veto: first of many, or the only one necessary?

Non-news flash: President Obama vetoed the bill Tuesday that would have forced the administration to approve construction of the Keystone XL pipeline from eastern Alberta to the southern edge of Nebraska. Now that this little exercise in Kabuki theater is behind us, the question is whether the Republican Congress and the Democratic White House simply needed to get this one out of their system, or if they truly can't figure out how to govern together. Full disclosure: The Times' editorial board has expressed qualms about the potential for leaks, although we haven't called for the project to be rejected (or approved). As for me, although I consider the arguments by...

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