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www.scientificamerican.com/article/obama-vetoes-keystone-xl-pipeline-bill

The President swiftly delivered on his vow to veto a Republican bill approving the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada, leaving the long-debated project in ... the bill to increase pressure on Obama to approve the pipeline, a move the president said would bypass a State Department process that will determine whether the ...

www.cnbc.com/2015/02/24/obama-vetoes-keystone-pipeline-bill.html

Feb 24, 2015 ... President Barack Obama vetoed legislation that approved construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. After Congress passed the bill earlier this month, Obama made good on his many promises to veto the bill Tuesday afternoon, after which he notified the Senate. It was only the third veto of Obama's ...

www.usnews.com/news/articles/2015/01/29/senate-approves-keystone-xl-pipeline-sends-bill-to-house

Jan 29, 2015 ... Following through on a GOP pledge to make the proposed Keystone XL pipeline extension a top priority in 2015, the Senate voted 62-36 Thursday to allow construction of the controversial $5.4 billion project. The vote amounts to a direct challenge to the White House, daring President Barack Obama to ...

www.commondreams.org/news/2015/01/29/turning-back-american-people-us-senate-votes-approve-keystone-xl-pipeline

Jan 29, 2015 ... Marking a major—and likely symbolic—victory for Republicans on Capitol Hill, the U.S. Senate voted on Thursday to approve the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline in a 62-36 vote that will not be sufficient to override President Barack Obama's expected veto. The nine Democrats who voted to approve ...

www.csmonitor.com/Environment/Energy-Voices/2014/1107/Midterm-election-results-Good-news-for-Keystone-XL-pipeline

Nov 7, 2014 ... Not only will they now control both the Senate and the House of Representatives when Congress reconvenes in January, but they also can legislate Congress' approval of the much-stalled Keystone XL pipeline and perhaps force President Obama to sign the bill. The bill is now undergoing a protracted ...

ballotpedia.org/Keystone_XL_Pipeline_political_timeline

Obama explained his decision, saying, "The State Department has decided that the Keystone XL Pipeline would not serve the national interest of the United States. I agree with that decision. ... He is rejecting the will of the American people and a bipartisan majority of the Congress. If the president wants to spend the rest of ...

www.washingtontimes.com/news/2016/nov/15/trump-can-easily-reverse-obama-fast-track-keystone

Nov 15, 2016 ... A Trump White House, with the stroke of a pen, could reverse the Obama administration's course on the Keystone XL oil pipeline and put the once-shelved project on a fast track to completion.

thinkprogress.org/obama-just-vetoed-the-keystone-xl-pipeline-now-what-4bef7426a06

Feb 24, 2015 ... Dozens of demonstrators rally in support of Obama's pledge to veto any legislation approving the Keystone XL pipeline, outside the White House in ... Obama had been widely expected to reject the bill, and there's been no indication that the Republican-led Congress has enough votes to override him.

www.cheatsheet.com/politics/keystone-xl-and-the-job-argument-that-gives-congress-a-headache.html/?a=viewall

Mar 4, 2015 ... After the Keystone XL Pipeline bill was defeated in a Senate vote in mid- November, the Republican leadership promised the new 114th Congress would promptly reignite the battle over the oil pipeline. ... But neither chamber appears to have the two-thirds majority needed to overturn Obama's veto.