Keystone XL http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ 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 http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Montana oil spill renews worries over pipeline safety http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666847/Montana-oil-spill-renews-worries-over-pipeline-safety.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666847/Montana-oil-spill-renews-worries-over-pipeline-safety.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666834/Key-issues-and-updates-on-the-Keystone-XL-oil-pipeline.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666834/Key-issues-and-updates-on-the-Keystone-XL-oil-pipeline.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666796/Analysis-Obama-seizes-on-recovery-bets-on-staying-power.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666796/Analysis-Obama-seizes-on-recovery-bets-on-staying-power.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666851/Senate-says-climate-change-real-dont-believe-humans-are-the-cause.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666851/Senate-says-climate-change-real-dont-believe-humans-are-the-cause.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666793/Iowa-Sen-Ernst-promises-GOP-focus-on-Americans-concerns.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666793/Iowa-Sen-Ernst-promises-GOP-focus-on-Americans-concerns.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666734/TransCanada-takes-steps-to-acquire-Keystone-pipeline-land.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666734/TransCanada-takes-steps-to-acquire-Keystone-pipeline-land.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666597/Obama-seeking-tax-increases-on-wealthy-to-help-middle-class.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666597/Obama-seeking-tax-increases-on-wealthy-to-help-middle-class.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666564/For-State-of-Union-Obama-faces-GOP-Congress-for-first-time.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666564/For-State-of-Union-Obama-faces-GOP-Congress-for-first-time.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666551/State-Dept-gives-agencies-2-weeks-to-comment-on-Keystone.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666551/State-Dept-gives-agencies-2-weeks-to-comment-on-Keystone.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666501/The-State-of-the-Union-Rethinking-the-big-speech-that-isnt-so-big-anymore.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666501/The-State-of-the-Union-Rethinking-the-big-speech-that-isnt-so-big-anymore.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666442/Senate-likely-to-act-quickly-on-Iran-measure.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666442/Senate-likely-to-act-quickly-on-Iran-measure.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619645/Keystone-pipeline-process-reveals-how-little-Obama-knows-outside-of-government.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619645/Keystone-pipeline-process-reveals-how-little-Obama-knows-outside-of-government.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619534/Conservative-agenda-should-be-built-around-helping-families-Sen-Mike-Lee-says.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619534/Conservative-agenda-should-be-built-around-helping-families-Sen-Mike-Lee-says.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666247/Republicans-press-attacks-on-Obama-agenda.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666247/Republicans-press-attacks-on-Obama-agenda.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666214/Obama-sits-down-with-leaders-of-new-GOP-run-Congress.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666214/Obama-sits-down-with-leaders-of-new-GOP-run-Congress.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666143/Keystone-bill-clears-Senate-hurdle-despite-Obama-veto-threat.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666143/Keystone-bill-clears-Senate-hurdle-despite-Obama-veto-threat.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765665964/Republicans-court-ship-oil-pipeline-decision-back-to-Obama.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765665964/Republicans-court-ship-oil-pipeline-decision-back-to-Obama.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765665912/In-court-and-Congress-Obamas-resistance-to-pipeline-tested.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765665912/In-court-and-Congress-Obamas-resistance-to-pipeline-tested.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765665900/Sen-Harry-Reid-optimistic-of-recovery-despite-lost-eyesight-in-right-eye.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765665900/Sen-Harry-Reid-optimistic-of-recovery-despite-lost-eyesight-in-right-eye.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765665892/House-overwhelmingly-approves-Keystone-XL-pipeline.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765665892/House-overwhelmingly-approves-Keystone-XL-pipeline.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765665876/Nebraska-high-court-tosses-suit-over-Keystone-pipeline-route.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765665876/Nebraska-high-court-tosses-suit-over-Keystone-pipeline-route.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765665842/Senate-panel-approves-Keystone-bill-despite-veto-threat.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765665842/Senate-panel-approves-Keystone-bill-despite-veto-threat.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765665805/Ready-set-showdown-New-GOP-leader-Obama-lining-up-fights.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765665805/Ready-set-showdown-New-GOP-leader-Obama-lining-up-fights.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765665783/Obama-issues-3-veto-threats-in-2-days.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765665783/Obama-issues-3-veto-threats-in-2-days.html 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' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765665773/Obama-Americas-resurgence-is-real.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765665773/Obama-Americas-resurgence-is-real.html 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? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765665729/Obama-starts-2015-on-the-upswing-but-can-it-last.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765665729/Obama-starts-2015-on-the-upswing-but-can-it-last.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765665757/Obama-kicks-off-pre-State-of-Union-tour-with-housing-move.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765665757/Obama-kicks-off-pre-State-of-Union-tour-with-housing-move.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765665719/McConnell-blasts-veto-threat-asks-Obama-to-work-with-GOP.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765665719/McConnell-blasts-veto-threat-asks-Obama-to-work-with-GOP.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765665633/White-House-says-it-will-veto-bill-to-approve-Keystone-oil-pipeline.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765665633/White-House-says-it-will-veto-bill-to-approve-Keystone-oil-pipeline.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765665628/GOP-takes-charge-as-new-Congress-convenes.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765665628/GOP-takes-charge-as-new-Congress-convenes.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765665622/Obama-congressional-leaders-to-meet-next-week.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765665622/Obama-congressional-leaders-to-meet-next-week.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765665595/New-Congress-getting-sworn-in-with-GOP-in-charge.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765665595/New-Congress-getting-sworn-in-with-GOP-in-charge.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619003/New-Congress-new-opportunity-to-behave-like-statesmen-serve-America.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619003/New-Congress-new-opportunity-to-behave-like-statesmen-serve-America.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765665585/John-Boehner-in-line-for-3rd-term-as-speaker-GOP-readies-agenda.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765665585/John-Boehner-in-line-for-3rd-term-as-speaker-GOP-readies-agenda.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618913/This-Congress-can-move-past-Washingtons-gridlock.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618913/This-Congress-can-move-past-Washingtons-gridlock.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765665455/GOP-focus-for-Congress-Cut-deficit-dont-stumble.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765665455/GOP-focus-for-Congress-Cut-deficit-dont-stumble.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765664675/Congress-finishes-up-its-members-still-grumbling.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765664675/Congress-finishes-up-its-members-still-grumbling.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765664620/Obama-cautions-that-change-may-be-slow-to-come-to-Cuba.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765664620/Obama-cautions-that-change-may-be-slow-to-come-to-Cuba.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765664514/Incoming-Senate-Majority-Leader-Mitch-McConnell-wants-to-stop-coal-rules.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765664514/Incoming-Senate-Majority-Leader-Mitch-McConnell-wants-to-stop-coal-rules.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765664483/113th-Congress-ends-with-more-fights-than-feats.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765664483/113th-Congress-ends-with-more-fights-than-feats.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765664448/Keystone-pipeline-to-top-Senate-agenda-next-year.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765664448/Keystone-pipeline-to-top-Senate-agenda-next-year.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765664186/Poll-Half-of-Republicans-back-limits-on-carbon.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765664186/Poll-Half-of-Republicans-back-limits-on-carbon.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765663688/GOP-White-House-prospects-clash-on-foreign-policy.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765663688/GOP-White-House-prospects-clash-on-foreign-policy.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865616090/Global-warming-needs-free-market.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865616090/Global-warming-needs-free-market.html 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