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Senate fails to override Obama's veto of Keystone XL pipeline
Senate fails to override Obama's veto of Keystone XL pipeline

The Senate failed Wednesday to override President Obama's veto of Keystone XL pipeline legislation, ending for now attempts by Congress to speed up approval of the controversial energy project. Falling short of the two-thirds majority needed, Republicans backers of the pipeline could not peel off enough Democratic supporters to join them. The vote was 62-37, with all Republicans and eight Democrats in favor. The outcome was the latest setback for the GOP-led Congress, which made passage of Keystone a top priority. It served up a victory for the White House on the first major veto of Obama's administration. "For a long time, projects like Keystone used to be no-brainers...

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