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Who says Keystone XL isn’t a sustainable, renewable project? Just ask Tar Sands Timmy . . . and Senator (for now) Mary Landrieu. Now that “jobs” claims have been debunked and US domestic ...
by Mark Fiore
Comment Count 36 comments on Fri Nov 21, 2014 at 06:50 AM PST with 37 Recommends
by Jeff Singer
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu Nov 20, 2014 at 05:00 AM PST with 12 Recommends
Think what you will of Senator Mary Landrieu, but she's right on at least two things - “I’ll be very, very honest with you. The South has not always been the friendliest place for African-...
by Onomastic
Comment Count 27 comments on Wed Nov 19, 2014 at 11:31 AM PST with 22 Recommends
Does anyone think the vote yesterday on the Keystone XL pipeline would have gained Mary Landrieu anything even if she had won? If you're fighting for your opponent's stronger position, aren't you ...
by akadjian
Comment Count 16 comments on Wed Nov 19, 2014 at 05:33 AM PST with 6 Recommends
Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog The U.S. Senate failed to get the necessary 60 votes to approve the northern leg of TransCanada‘s KeystoneXL pipeline, but incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 11 comments on Tue Nov 18, 2014 at 08:13 PM PST with 22 Recommends
With 41 votes against and 59 votes in favor, Sen. Mary Landrieu's effort fell one vote short of the 60 vote threshold needed to proceed. Sen. Elizabeth Warren announced the result of the roll call ...
by Mark Lippman
Comment Count 45 comments on Tue Nov 18, 2014 at 03:53 PM PST with 32 Recommends
I'm honestly baffled at the Democratic Delusion that supporting the Keystone XL pipeline will somehow help Mary Landrieu's re-election bid. The idea that workers in the Louisiana oil patch, who ...
by Crashing Vor
Comment Count 341 comments on Tue Nov 18, 2014 at 09:29 AM PST with 351 Recommends
Outgoing Alaska Gov. Sean ...
by Jeff Singer
Comment Count 26 comments on Tue Nov 18, 2014 at 05:00 AM PST with 9 Recommends
Seeming overlooked during yesterday's (11/16/14) interview on ABC's "ThisWeek" , Russ Girling , current CEO of "TransCanada"... the company behind the Keystone XL Pipeline... conceded a claim by ...
by Mugsy
Comment Count 247 comments on Mon Nov 17, 2014 at 05:18 AM PST with 204 Recommends
Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog A controversial government contractor once again finds itself in hot water, or in this case, melting glacier water. TransCanada chose Environmental Resources ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 8 comments on Sun Nov 16, 2014 at 05:53 PM PST with 18 Recommends
The promise: New Squamish councillor Peter Kent will have to set himself on fire. In a video posted to YouTube, Mr. Kent, a professional stuntman who worked as Arnold Schwarzenegger’s stunt ...
by Th0rn
Comment Count 8 comments on Sun Nov 16, 2014 at 12:00 PM PST with 2 Recommends
Senate Democrats have announced they will hold a vote on the Keystone XL pipeline bill. 1) Mary Landrieu, democratic senator (and soon-to-be ex-senator) from Louisiana has been advocating for the ...
by Hugh Jim Bissell
Comment Count 14 comments on Fri Nov 14, 2014 at 07:39 AM PST with 12 Recommends
Florida Gov. Rick Scott, one of the many Florida Republicans who have benefited from weak Democratic midterm ...
by David Nir
Comment Count 69 comments on Fri Nov 14, 2014 at 05:00 AM PST with 14 Recommends
I apologize for this short diary today. As oil prices drop into the $70's, Tar sand oil from Alberta, which costs more than $85 just to extract, no longer make economical sense. So even if the GOP ...
by icemilkcoffee
Comment Count 177 comments on Thu Nov 13, 2014 at 09:21 AM PST with 193 Recommends
Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-LA) The scramble to make a congressional Keystone pipeline vote help one of the candidates in the Louisiana Senate runoff is racing along. ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 89 comments on Thu Nov 13, 2014 at 07:13 AM PST with 22 Recommends
Laura Clawson pointed out that the shameful, and apparently imminent, vote on the Keystone XL pipeline may not actually lead to it being built. Since Speaker John Boehner has said that the House ...
by misterwade
Comment Count 28 comments on Thu Nov 13, 2014 at 02:49 AM PST with 9 Recommends
Ha For the first time in the six-year fight over the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, both houses of Congress will hold a vote on the proposed project, giving each side in a Louisiana Senate ...
by LaFeminista
Comment Count 202 comments on Wed Nov 12, 2014 at 10:33 PM PST with 104 Recommends
Democratic Rep. Ami Bera Leading ...
by Jeff Singer
Comment Count 22 comments on Thu Nov 13, 2014 at 05:00 AM PST with 12 Recommends
Just one article of many that is reporting that the Senate Democrats are going to try to save Mary Landrieu's Senate seat by passing Keystone XL. http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2014/
by inclusiveheart
Comment Count 47 comments on Wed Nov 12, 2014 at 12:19 PM PST with 12 Recommends
Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-LA) National Democrats aren't spending big to ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 167 comments on Wed Nov 12, 2014 at 07:03 AM PST with 34 Recommends