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Democratic senators press Obama for Keystone XL decision by May 31

April 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — Eleven U.S. Democratic senators on Thursday urged President Barack Obama to make a final decision on whether to approve TransCanada’s Keystone XL crude oil pipeline from Canada to the U.S. Gulf Coast no later than May 31.

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Democratic senators press Obama for Keystone XL decision by May 31

April 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — Eleven U.S. Democratic senators on Thursday urged President Barack Obama to make a final decision on whether to approve TransCanada’s Keystone XL crude oil pipeline from Canada to the U.S. Gulf Coast no later than May 31.

“We need a …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Republicans seek Keystone XL approval; foes vow to risk arrest

February 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — Dozens of Republican senators on Tuesday called on the White House to approve the Keystone XL pipeline as foes vowed to risk arrest at protests against the controversial project.

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Republicans seek Keystone XL approval; foes vow to risk arrest

February 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — Dozens of Republican senators on Tuesday called on the White House to approve the Keystone XL pipeline as foes vowed to risk arrest at protests against the controversial project.

President Barack Obama will have the final say on whe…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Canada loses patience on Keystone XL, tells U.S. to decide

January 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

OTTAWA — Canada bluntly told the United States on Thursday to settle the fate of TransCanada Corp’s proposed Keystone XL pipeline, saying the drawn-out process on whether to approve the northern leg of the project was taking too long.

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Canada loses patience on Keystone XL, tells U.S. to decide

January 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

OTTAWA — Canada bluntly told the United States on Thursday to settle the fate of TransCanada Corp’s proposed Keystone XL pipeline, saying the drawn-out process on whether to approve the northern leg of the project was taking too long.

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US State Dept. posts feedback on Keystone XL pipeline

May 25, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WASHINGTON The State Department says it is taking the unusual step of releasing publicly the feedback it has received about a controversial pipeline project after an “unprecedented” response to its draft environmental report. Continue Reading

Hillary Clinton takes a rest, how weird is that?

February 1, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WASHINGTON Hillary Rodham Clinton’s plan for 2013 was simple. Continue Reading

Documents: Plan to protect foreign exchange students scrubbed by U.S.

March 14, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Despite dozens of allegations of neglect and sexual abuse over the years, the U.S. State Department has scrapped a plan to require FBI-based fingerprint searches for people hosting foreign high school exchange students, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press. Continue Reading

Legal questions raised on bill to strip Obama of power on Keystone pipeline

January 25, 2012 in The Daily Republic

WASHINGTON (AP) A Republican bill that would strip President Barack Obama of his authority to decide on a Canada-to-Texas oil pipeline raises “serious” legal questions, the State Department said Wednesday in objecting to the bill. Continue Reading