Keystone XL Keystone XL en-us Copyright 2015, Deseret News Publishing Company Tue, 27 Jan 2015 00:00:01 MST Tue, 27 Jan 2015 17:03:35 MST Newspapers Montana oil spill renews worries over pipeline safety A second large oil spill into Montana's Yellowstone River in less than four years is reviving questions about oversight of... Wed, 21 Jan 2015 18:46:50 MST Key issues and updates on the Keystone XL oil pipeline To build or not to build? That question is at the heart of the debate over the Keystone XL oil pipeline. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 18:45:25 MST Analysis: Obama seizes on recovery, bets on staying power President Barack Obama's State of the Union address marked a sweet spot in his presidency when economic signs and his own... Wed, 21 Jan 2015 18:43:51 MST Senate says climate change real; don't believe humans are the cause The Republican-controlled Senate acknowledged Wednesday that climate change is real but refused to say humans are to blame. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 16:50:02 MST Iowa Sen. Ernst promises GOP focus on Americans' concerns The new Republican Congress understands Americans' suffering from the economy, health care system and Washington gridlock and... Wed, 21 Jan 2015 00:52:14 MST TransCanada takes steps to acquire Keystone pipeline land The developer of the Keystone XL oil pipeline took its first steps in Nebraska on Tuesday since the state's high court... Tue, 20 Jan 2015 10:40:00 MST Obama seeking tax increases on wealthy to help middle class President Barack Obama is turning to his biggest television audience of the year to pitch tax increases on the wealthiest... Sun, 18 Jan 2015 11:40:54 MST For State of Union, Obama faces GOP Congress for first time For the first time in his presidency, Barack Obama will stand before a Republican-led Congress to deliver his State of the... Sat, 17 Jan 2015 09:50:00 MST State Dept. gives agencies 2 weeks to comment on Keystone Federal agencies have been given a Feb. 2 to provide advice on whether to move forward with the hotly debated Keystone XL... Fri, 16 Jan 2015 23:47:52 MST The State of the Union: Rethinking the big speech that isn't so big anymore The State of the Union just isn't what it used to be. Sure, the pageantry and theatrics of the annual presidential address... Fri, 16 Jan 2015 11:45:39 MST Senate likely to act quickly on Iran measure In the Republicans' first foreign policy challenge to President Barack Obama, the Senate is likely to vote within a few weeks... Thu, 15 Jan 2015 17:14:58 MST George F. Will: Keystone pipeline process reveals how little Obama knows outside of government The process of planning the Keystone XL pipeline reveals how little President Barack Obama actually knows outside of... Thu, 15 Jan 2015 00:57:03 MST Conservative agenda should be built around helping families, Sen. Mike Lee says Building a new conservative agenda around the family would restore greatness to a nation that increasingly undermines moms,... Wed, 14 Jan 2015 10:10:03 MST Republicans press attacks on Obama agenda Defiant congressional Republicans attacked President Barack Obama's agenda from all sides Tuesday, ignoring his veto threats... Tue, 13 Jan 2015 14:39:28 MST Obama sits down with leaders of new GOP-run Congress President Barack Obama, huddling with House and Senate leaders for the first time this year, urged lawmakers Tuesday to stake... Tue, 13 Jan 2015 14:38:37 MST Keystone bill clears Senate hurdle despite Obama veto threat Legislation to approve construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline has cleared an initial hurdle in the Senate, a victory... Mon, 12 Jan 2015 16:48:24 MST Republicans, court ship oil pipeline decision back to Obama Congressional Republicans and Nebraska's Supreme Court have shipped the Keystone XL oil pipeline project right back to a... Sat, 10 Jan 2015 13:46:00 MST In court and Congress, Obama's resistance to pipeline tested In a double blow, the newly empowered Republican-led Congress and the Nebraska Supreme Court on Friday undercut President... Fri, 09 Jan 2015 15:26:40 MST Sen. Harry Reid optimistic of recovery despite lost eyesight in right eye Sen. Harry Reid says he's on the mend despite injuries from an exercise accident that has taken away the vision in his right... Fri, 09 Jan 2015 12:18:51 MST House overwhelmingly approves Keystone XL pipeline The House overwhelmingly passed a bill Friday authorizing the Keystone XL oil pipeline, despite a renewed pledge by the White... Fri, 09 Jan 2015 11:27:18 MST Nebraska high court tosses suit over Keystone pipeline route Nebraska's highest court threw out a challenge Friday to a proposed route for the Keystone XL oil pipeline, even though a... Fri, 09 Jan 2015 11:26:59 MST Senate panel approves Keystone bill despite veto threat A bill to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline cleared a key Senate committee Thursday, setting up a fight next week pitting... Thu, 08 Jan 2015 14:49:39 MST Ready, set, showdown: New GOP leader, Obama lining up fights The new Senate majority leader and President Barack Obama aren't wasting any time setting up showdowns. Thu, 08 Jan 2015 09:48:31 MST Obama issues 3 veto threats in 2 days The White House threatened more vetoes Wednesday against top-priority legislation of the new, Republican-controlled Congress,... Wed, 07 Jan 2015 17:45:09 MST Obama: 'America's resurgence is real' Declaring an American economic resurgence, President Barack Obama opened a three-state swing Wednesday aimed at claiming... Wed, 07 Jan 2015 16:29:21 MST Obama starts 2015 on the upswing, but can it last? President Barack Obama's approval rating is creeping upward. The economy is growing. And a flurry of aggressive executive... Wed, 07 Jan 2015 13:52:48 MST Obama kicks off pre-State of Union tour with housing move Seizing on a recent burst of momentum, President Barack Obama kicked off a three-state tour to unveil what the White House is... Wed, 07 Jan 2015 13:25:00 MST McConnell blasts veto threat, asks Obama to work with GOP Sen. Mitch McConnell kicked off his new role as majority leader Wednesday by holding out hope for compromise with Democrats... Wed, 07 Jan 2015 09:31:46 MST White House says it will veto bill to approve Keystone oil pipeline The White House on Tuesday threatened to veto the first piece of legislation introduced in the Republican-controlled Senate,... Tue, 06 Jan 2015 16:35:17 MST GOP takes charge as new Congress convenes Republicans assumed full control of Congress on Tuesday for the first time in eight years in a day of pomp, circumstance and... Tue, 06 Jan 2015 16:26:52 MST Obama, congressional leaders to meet next week A White House official says President Barack Obama will meet with the new congressional leadership next week. Tue, 06 Jan 2015 09:37:26 MST New Congress getting sworn in with GOP in charge Republicans are assuming full control of Congress for the first time in eight years in a day of pomp, circumstance and raw... Tue, 06 Jan 2015 08:41:10 MST Lois M. Collins: New Congress, new opportunity to behave like statesmen, serve America The seating of any new Congress provides an opportunity to change the tone of the national discussion and promote the... Tue, 06 Jan 2015 00:00:00 MST John Boehner in line for 3rd term as speaker; GOP readies agenda House Speaker John Boehner's prospects for a new term appeared secure Monday despite grumblings from tea party-aligned... Mon, 05 Jan 2015 17:20:07 MST Chris Stewart: This Congress can move past Washington's gridlock Americans are anxious, wondering how we will handle majorities in both the Senate and the House. While I understand their... Sun, 04 Jan 2015 00:00:00 MST GOP focus for Congress: Cut deficit, don't stumble In the first Republican-dominated Congress to confront President Barack Obama, GOP leaders will focus on bolstering the... Sat, 03 Jan 2015 10:30:13 MST Congress finishes up, its members still grumbling The 113th Congress began its turbulent life two years ago battling over whether to help Superstorm Sandy victims. They did,... Sat, 20 Dec 2014 09:58:37 MST Obama cautions that change may be slow to come to Cuba Tempering his historic Cuba policy shift with a dose of realism, President Barack Obama said Friday that change may not come... Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:02:01 MST Incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell wants to stop coal rules Incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., pledged on Wednesday to do all he can to stop President Barack... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:30:07 MST 113th Congress ends with more fights than feats The tempestuous 113th Congress has limped out of Washington for the last time, capping two years of modest and infrequent... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:06:11 MST Keystone pipeline to top Senate agenda next year Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell says approving the Keystone XL pipeline will top the Senate agenda in January. The... Tue, 16 Dec 2014 14:29:18 MST Poll: Half of Republicans back limits on carbon When Republicans take control of Congress next month, top on their agenda will be undoing environmental regulations they... Fri, 12 Dec 2014 08:49:37 MST GOP White House prospects clash on foreign policy Even as they attack President Barack Obama's foreign policy, and with politics turning to the 2016 race for president, the... Wed, 03 Dec 2014 10:33:55 MST My view: Global warming needs free market I unequivocally state pollution is bad and carbon dioxide probably contributes to global warming. But don't use deceptive... Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:00:00 MST