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The Keystone XL extension was proposed in 2008. ... In December 2011, Congress passed a bill giving the Obama Administration a ... environmental risks, that could result in the rejection of the pipeline. ... The Senate was unable to override the veto by a two-thirds majority, with a 62-37 vote.


Apr 10, 2013 ... As the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power takes up legislation Wednesday to force approval of the Keystone ...


Mar 4, 2015 ... As Washington debates Keystone XL, here's how the 1,179-mile pipeline became so ... The will of the American people and Congress is clear.


Mar 4, 2015 ... The Senate failed on Wednesday to override President Obama's veto of legislation approving the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline, falling five votes short of ... It's the first time Congress has voted on whether to override a veto from Obama ... supporters say, they will try to link it to a broader energy package.


Feb 24, 2015 ... GOP faces the prospect of attempting an override vote that will most ... President Barack Obama vetoed the Republicans' Keystone XL pipeline bill Tuesday, ... In a veto message to Congress, Obama rejected the Keystone ...


Nov 6, 2015 ... President Barack Obama rejected a permit for the Keystone XL oil ... the Canadian government and Republicans in Congress, although GOP .... to join the 63 that already support the Keystone so that we can override the ...


Nov 9, 2015 ... Obama Administration Rejects Keystone XL Pipeline · Permit Request: Could Congress Nevertheless Approve ... If Congress were to override successfully any presidential veto and enact a law approving the Keystone XL ...


The Senate failed to override Obama's veto by a vote of 62-37 on March 4, 2015. ... It demonstrates a contempt of Congress' constitutional right to conduct oversight. .... The first item up in the new Senate will be the Keystone XL pipeline. ".


Obama Vetoes Keystone XL Pipeline Bill ... countered by announcing the Republican-led chamber would attempt to overturn the veto by March 3. ... bypass a State Department process that will determine whether the project is in the U.S. national interest. "Through this bill, the United States Congress attempts to circumvent ...