Post Politics: KEYSTONE XL


Posted at 05:30 AM ET, 04/16/2014

Jimmy Carter comes out against Keystone XL pipeline

Jimmy Carter will urge President Obama Wednesday to block the Keystone XL pipeline

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Posted at 05:02 PM ET, 03/19/2014

Poll: Democrats back Keystone XL, but are torn internally

Fifty-six percent of conservative or moderate Democrats back the pipeline, but just 40 percent of liberal Democrats do.

By Aaron Blake  |  05:02 PM ET, 03/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:49 PM ET, 03/07/2014

Anti-Keystone comments outnumber supportive ones 2 to 1

On the final day of public comments on the Keystone pipeline opponents outnumbered supporters 2 to 1.

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Posted at 03:32 PM ET, 03/03/2014

Buffett and Shultz, allies of Obama and Steyer, endorse Keystone pipeline

Warren Buffett and former secretary of state George P. Shultz support the idea.

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Posted at 09:50 AM ET, 01/31/2014

State Department IG won’t release Keystone XL report on a contractor Friday

The State Department IG won’t release a report Friday on whether Keystone XL’s main contractor had a conflict of interest.

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Posted at 01:41 PM ET, 01/28/2014

A new line of attack on Keystone XL: It helps the Chinese

Climate activist Tom Steyer is trying a new line of attack on the Keystone XL pipeline: Blame China.

By Juliet Eilperin  |  01:41 PM ET, 01/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:23 PM ET, 01/17/2014

Kerry will deliberate on Keystone XL after environmental impact analysis is done

It’s been nearly 11 months since the State Department issued a draft of the environmental impact statement on the entire pipeline route.

By Steven Mufson  |  04:23 PM ET, 01/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:03 AM ET, 09/24/2013

Environmentalists take hard line with Obama on Keystone XL

Environmentalists are warning Obama not to approval Keystone XL, even if Canada compromises on climate.

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Posted at 11:43 AM ET, 06/27/2013

Environmentalists demand new climate analysis for Keystone XL

Just a day before President Obama announced he would only approve the Keystone XL pipeline if it "does not significantly exacerbate the climate problem," six environmental groups quietly lodged a protest with the State Department charging it would do exactly that.

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Posted at 05:23 PM ET, 06/03/2013

Keystone opponent Tom Steyer warns Obama to reject pipeline or face backlash

Billionaire Steyer has written an open letter to President Obama, warning him to reject the Keystone XL pipeline or face an organized rebellion from some of his loyal supporters.

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Posted at 06:55 AM ET, 05/10/2013

Obama donors compare Keystone decision to Lincoln's outlawing of slavery

150 Obama backers urged him to reject the Keystone XL pipeline

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Posted at 05:54 PM ET, 05/08/2013

Environmentalists seize on Biden's Keystone XL remarks to launch new attack

Vice President Biden's remarks during a rope line event in SC have sparked a new round of attacks over Keystone XL.

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Posted at 03:51 PM ET, 04/03/2013

Bill Burton: Keystone polls won't influence Obama

Former Obama adviser Bill Burton is now fighting against the Keystone XL pipeline

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Posted at 03:34 PM ET, 04/01/2013

Will a new pipeline spill affect the administration's Keystone XL decision?

The White House won't say if the Exxon oil spill in Arkansas will affect its decision on the Keystone XL pipeline application.

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Posted at 11:46 AM ET, 03/26/2013

Awkward! Keystone opponent to host Obama fundraiser in SF next week

A prominent climate activist will host an Obama fundraiser in his home April 3.

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Posted at 07:58 PM ET, 03/22/2013

Senate backs Keystone Pipeline in bipartisan vote

The Senate voted 62 to 37 in favor of constructing the Keystone XL pipeline, despite criticism it could accelerate global warming.

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Posted at 05:43 PM ET, 03/13/2013

Obama and Keystone: Reading the tea leaves

Obama and Keystone: Reading the tea leaves

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