Keystone XL http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Keystone XL en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Sat, 20 Dec 2014 00:00:01 MST Sat, 20 Dec 2014 03:03:53 MST Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Charles Krauthammer: The real reason Republicans winning the 2014 Senate matters http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612278/The-real-reason-Republicans-winning-the-2014-Senate-matters.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612278/The-real-reason-Republicans-winning-the-2014-Senate-matters.html Memo to the GOP: Win the Senate, then enact an agenda and dare the president to veto it. Show the country what you stand for.... Thu, 02 Oct 2014 21:05:00 MDT Michael Gerson: Obama's global war on straw men http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604381/Obamas-global-war-on-straw-men.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604381/Obamas-global-war-on-straw-men.html After 5½ years, President Obama finally has a foreign policy doctrine all his own, which White House aides summarize as:... Mon, 02 Jun 2014 20:14:39 MDT Obama administration to unveil power plant emissions limits soon; move worries Democrats http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765653210/Obama-administration-to-unveil-power-plant-emissions-limits-soon-move-worries-Democrats.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765653210/Obama-administration-to-unveil-power-plant-emissions-limits-soon-move-worries-Democrats.html Within weeks, President Barack Obama's administration is set to unveil unprecedented emissions limits on power plants across... Wed, 07 May 2014 16:14:03 MDT Congress returns to work to do the bare minimum http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652581/Congress-returns-to-work-to-do-the-bare-minimum.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652581/Congress-returns-to-work-to-do-the-bare-minimum.html Congress gets back to work Monday after a two-week vacation, and it's looking like lawmakers will do what they do best: the... Sat, 26 Apr 2014 10:27:36 MDT Heitkamp finds identity as Obama energy critic http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651849/Heitkamp-finds-identity-as-Obama-energy-critic.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651849/Heitkamp-finds-identity-as-Obama-energy-critic.html President Barack Obama's energy policies lack "consistency." His rhetoric may be all-of-the-above but that is "not what we see." Sun, 13 Apr 2014 09:35:54 MDT 11 Senate Democrats to Obama: Approve Keystone XL http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651662/11-Senate-Democrats-to-Obama-Approve-Keystone-XL.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651662/11-Senate-Democrats-to-Obama-Approve-Keystone-XL.html Eleven Senate Democrats are urging President Barack Obama to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline by the end of May. Thu, 10 Apr 2014 15:21:41 MDT Kathleen Parker: Underestimating the intelligence of the American public? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600093/Underestimating-the-intelligence-of-the-American-public.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600093/Underestimating-the-intelligence-of-the-American-public.html Mostly the Democratic campaign agenda reflects desperation: If all you can do is attack your opponent, chances are you have... Thu, 03 Apr 2014 00:00:00 MDT What Republicans and Democrats increasingly have in common http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599298/What-Republicans-and-Democrats-increasingly-have-in-common.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599298/What-Republicans-and-Democrats-increasingly-have-in-common.html The damaging quest for ideological purity doesn’t resign itself to Republicans alone, according to the co-founders of... Sat, 22 Mar 2014 21:17:07 MDT Democrats grapple with dilemma on Keystone XL pipeline http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765649725/Democrats-grapple-with-dilemma-on-Keystone-XL-pipeline.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765649725/Democrats-grapple-with-dilemma-on-Keystone-XL-pipeline.html Democrats are grappling with an election-year dilemma posed by the Keystone XL oil pipeline. Fri, 14 Mar 2014 14:53:03 MDT Marco Rubio: Give cellphone companies more access to government-controlled airwaves http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765649443/Marco-Rubio-Give-cellphone-companies-more-access-to-government-controlled-airwaves.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765649443/Marco-Rubio-Give-cellphone-companies-more-access-to-government-controlled-airwaves.html Pitching himself as an ally to Silicon Valley, presidential hopeful Sen. Marco Rubio proposed giving cellphone companies more... Mon, 10 Mar 2014 14:35:19 MDT My view: Missing out on a huge economic opportunity http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587409/Missing-out-on-a-huge-economic-opportunity.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587409/Missing-out-on-a-huge-economic-opportunity.html Today our energy policies seem to stem from a culture in Washington that cares more about creating new rules and regulations... Tue, 01 Oct 2013 00:00:00 MDT Obama's no-negotiation stance setting new tone http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765638652/Obamas-no-negotiation-stance-setting-new-tone.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765638652/Obamas-no-negotiation-stance-setting-new-tone.html This time, President Barack Obama says, he's not budging. This is the confrontational Obama, the "Make my day" president,... Fri, 27 Sep 2013 09:58:49 MDT Senate set to OK budget bill, but fight not over http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765638669/Senate-set-to-OK-budget-bill-but-fight-not-over.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765638669/Senate-set-to-OK-budget-bill-but-fight-not-over.html A potential government shutdown hurtling ever closer, the Democratic-led Senate moved Friday toward approving legislation... Fri, 27 Sep 2013 08:51:41 MDT Senate set to OK budget bill, but fight not over http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765638649/Senate-set-to-OK-budget-bill-but-fight-not-over.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765638649/Senate-set-to-OK-budget-bill-but-fight-not-over.html A potential government shutdown hurtling ever closer, the Democratic-led Senate moved Friday toward passing legislation... Fri, 27 Sep 2013 00:00:00 MDT Obama begins Martha's Vineyard vacation http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765635609/Obama-begins-Marthas-Vineyard-vacation.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765635609/Obama-begins-Marthas-Vineyard-vacation.html President Barack Obama opened the first summer vacation of his second term Saturday on Martha's Vineyard, trading Washington... Sat, 10 Aug 2013 16:33:16 MDT In our opinion: President Barack Obama's 'grand bargain' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765635546/President-Barack-Obamas-grand-bargain.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765635546/President-Barack-Obamas-grand-bargain.html Congress is packing up to go home for the summer, and among the many things left hanging in the air is a so-called "grand... Fri, 09 Aug 2013 14:19:29 MDT What others say: Ronald Reagan history serves as good model in environmental affairs http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583842/What-others-say-Ronald-Reagan-history-serves-as-good-model-in-environmental-affairs.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583842/What-others-say-Ronald-Reagan-history-serves-as-good-model-in-environmental-affairs.html Need a role model for federal governments involvement in the environment? Look to Reagan. Tue, 30 Jul 2013 14:45:00 MDT In our opinion: Lessons from Quebec http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765633760/Lessons-from-Quebec.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765633760/Lessons-from-Quebec.html The calamity of a train derailment in Quebec Province is casting new light on the debate over the controversial Keystone... Thu, 11 Jul 2013 00:00:00 MDT 40 still missing in deadly Canada oil train crash http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765633631/40-still-missing-in-deadly-Canada-oil-train-crash.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765633631/40-still-missing-in-deadly-Canada-oil-train-crash.html Hazardous conditions slowed firefighters' attempts Monday afternoon to search for some 40 people still missing after a... Mon, 08 Jul 2013 15:50:32 MDT Letters: Stop expanding fossil fuels http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765633451/Stop-expanding-fossil-fuels.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765633451/Stop-expanding-fossil-fuels.html The Deseret News "What Others Say" editorial concluded that Obama should approve the Keystone XL pipeline ("Expand Keystone... Sat, 06 Jul 2013 00:00:00 MDT What others say: Approve Keystone XL http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765633279/Approve-Keystone-XL.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765633279/Approve-Keystone-XL.html President Barack Obama's push to put a new emphasis on curbing greenhouse gas emissions had the feel of wishful thinking. He... Wed, 03 Jul 2013 00:00:00 MDT Obama opposes GOP bill on Keystone XL oil pipeline http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765630218/Obama-opposes-GOP-bill-on-Keystone-XL-oil-pipeline.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765630218/Obama-opposes-GOP-bill-on-Keystone-XL-oil-pipeline.html The White House says President Barack Obama opposes a House bill that would speed approval of the proposed Keystone XL oil... Tue, 21 May 2013 14:07:53 MDT Obama: 'Our focus cannot drift' from jobs, economy http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765629870/Obama-Our-focus-cannot-drift-from-jobs-economy.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765629870/Obama-Our-focus-cannot-drift-from-jobs-economy.html Trying to reset the agenda amid scandal in Washington, President Barack Obama turned his attention Friday to the economy and... Fri, 17 May 2013 21:06:28 MDT Obama focusing on job creation in Baltimore visit http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765629844/Obama-focusing-on-job-creation-in-Baltimore-visit.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765629844/Obama-focusing-on-job-creation-in-Baltimore-visit.html President Barack Obama is leaving behind scandal-focused Washington to focus on the country's slowly improving jobs picture. Fri, 17 May 2013 09:25:56 MDT Letters: VAWA and Keystone XL http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765629368/VAWA-and-Keystone-XL.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765629368/VAWA-and-Keystone-XL.html Sun, 12 May 2013 00:00:00 MDT Letter: Climate change kills 4.5 million people per year http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626231/Climate-change-kills-45-million-people-per-year.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626231/Climate-change-kills-45-million-people-per-year.html Sun, 07 Apr 2013 00:00:00 MDT Obama: Easter, Passover a time to pray, reflect http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765625726/Obama-Easter-Passover-a-time-to-pray-reflect.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765625726/Obama-Easter-Passover-a-time-to-pray-reflect.html President Barack Obama is wishing a joyful Easter to those who celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Sat, 30 Mar 2013 08:57:17 MDT S.D. Sen. Johnson won't seek re-election http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765625415/SD-Sen-Johnson-wont-seek-re-election.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765625415/SD-Sen-Johnson-wont-seek-re-election.html Democratic U.S. Sen. Tim Johnson of South Dakota plans to retire at the end of his term, party officials said Monday —... Mon, 25 Mar 2013 21:37:48 MDT As odds grow long, opponents move to stop pipeline http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624884/As-odds-grow-long-opponents-move-to-stop-pipeline.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624884/As-odds-grow-long-opponents-move-to-stop-pipeline.html With a sense of grim determination, a group of unlikely allies has begun gathering at kitchen tables, in churches and along... Mon, 18 Mar 2013 14:34:15 MDT Obama says US must shift cars, trucks off of oil http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624649/Obama-says-US-must-shift-cars-trucks-off-of-oil.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624649/Obama-says-US-must-shift-cars-trucks-off-of-oil.html President Barack Obama is pushing Congress to authorize $200 million a year for research into clean energy technologies that... Fri, 15 Mar 2013 14:26:18 MDT GOP tells Obama to tone down attacks http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624618/GOP-tells-Obama-to-tone-down-attacks.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624618/GOP-tells-Obama-to-tone-down-attacks.html Polite yet firm, Senate Republicans told President Barack Obama on Thursday to tone down his political attacks and prod... Thu, 14 Mar 2013 19:55:00 MDT Obama, GOP in 'great conversation' on Capitol Hill http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624597/Obama-GOP-in-great-conversation-on-Capitol-Hill.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624597/Obama-GOP-in-great-conversation-on-Capitol-Hill.html President Barack Obama said he had "a great conversation" with Senate Republicans on Thursday, the third stop in his... Thu, 14 Mar 2013 15:33:23 MDT Should Obama press for more energy exploration? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765622765/Should-Obama-press-for-more-energy-exploration.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765622765/Should-Obama-press-for-more-energy-exploration.html Sun, 17 Feb 2013 00:00:00 MST Obama asks Congress for short-term budget fix http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765622199/Obama-asks-Congress-for-short-term-budget-fix.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765622199/Obama-asks-Congress-for-short-term-budget-fix.html President Barack Obama is pressing Congress to pass another short-term mix of spending cuts and tax changes while they hash... Sat, 09 Feb 2013 08:32:48 MST New Secretary of State John Kerry makes calls abroad in first weekend on job http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765621766/New-Secretary-of-State-John-Kerry-makes-calls-abroad-in-first-weekend-on-job.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765621766/New-Secretary-of-State-John-Kerry-makes-calls-abroad-in-first-weekend-on-job.html New Secretary of State John Kerry reached out to Israeli and Palestinian leaders in phone calls this weekend, assuring them... Sun, 03 Feb 2013 23:22:31 MST Senate confirms Kerry nomination http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765621328/Senate-confirms-Kerry-nomination.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765621328/Senate-confirms-Kerry-nomination.html The Senate overwhelmingly confirmed President Barack Obama's choice of five-term Sen. John Kerry to be secretary of state,... Tue, 29 Jan 2013 23:07:52 MST George F. Will: President Obama's agenda will spark a conservative revival http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765621143/President-Obamas-agenda-will-spark-a-conservative-revival.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765621143/President-Obamas-agenda-will-spark-a-conservative-revival.html Sun, 27 Jan 2013 00:00:00 MST Nebraska guv OKs new route for Keystone XL through state http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765620839/Nebraska-guv-OKs-new-route-for-Keystone-XL-through-state.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765620839/Nebraska-guv-OKs-new-route-for-Keystone-XL-through-state.html Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman approved a new route for the Keystone XL oil pipeline on Tuesday that avoids the state's... Tue, 22 Jan 2013 20:57:05 MST Obama outlines 2nd-term energy policy http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765620466/Obama-outlines-2nd-term-energy-policy.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765620466/Obama-outlines-2nd-term-energy-policy.html President Barack Obama's second-term energy agenda is taking shape and, despite the departure of key Cabinet officials, it... Thu, 17 Jan 2013 21:20:00 MST Alison Fraser: Fixing the economy: We already have bipartisanship, all that is needed now is leadership http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765618949/Fixing-the-economy-We-already-have-bipartisanship-all-that-is-needed-now-is-leadership.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765618949/Fixing-the-economy-We-already-have-bipartisanship-all-that-is-needed-now-is-leadership.html Will the recovery finally take off next year, or will Americans have to contend with an additional 12 months of sluggish... Sun, 30 Dec 2012 00:00:00 MST Sen. John Kerry, former Sen. Chuck Hagel front-runners to lead State, Defense http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765617798/Sen-John-Kerry-former-Sen-Chuck-Hagel-front-runners-to-lead-State-Defense.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765617798/Sen-John-Kerry-former-Sen-Chuck-Hagel-front-runners-to-lead-State-Defense.html Democratic Sen. John Kerry, who unsuccessfully sought the presidency in 2004 and has pined for the job of top diplomat,... Fri, 14 Dec 2012 08:02:57 MST Texas judge halts oil pipeline work http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765617549/Texas-judge-halts-oil-pipeline-work.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765617549/Texas-judge-halts-oil-pipeline-work.html A Texas judge has ordered TransCanada to temporarily halt work on a private property where it is building part of an oil... Tue, 11 Dec 2012 11:48:34 MST If he wins: Romney brings a CEO mentality to White House http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765614754/If-he-wins-Romney-brings-a-CEO-mentality-to-White-House.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765614754/If-he-wins-Romney-brings-a-CEO-mentality-to-White-House.html Should he prevail Tuesday, Mitt Romney would bring a CEO's eye to the White House and a policy agenda based on a general set... Sun, 04 Nov 2012 22:52:20 MST Romney, Obama teams prepare for transfer of presidential power, just in case http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765613865/Romney-Obama-teams-prepare-for-transfer-of-presidential-power-just-in-case.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765613865/Romney-Obama-teams-prepare-for-transfer-of-presidential-power-just-in-case.html It's the defining ritual of American democracy: the peaceful transfer of presidential power. Though the outcome of the White... Fri, 26 Oct 2012 13:39:57 MDT In our opinion: The U.S. energy boom growing despite high gas prices http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765613540/The-US-energy-boom-growing-despite-high-gas-prices.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765613540/The-US-energy-boom-growing-despite-high-gas-prices.html Gas prices and oil production have not provided either political party with a clear advantage this year. For consumers,... Wed, 24 Oct 2012 00:00:00 MDT