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Senate Votes To Approve Keystone Pipeline

montanabeliever Wrote: Mar 25, 2013 4:56 AM
Good. When this eventually becomes law, and I have full faith it will even if the congress has to override Obummer's veto. Any defeat of the environmentalists is a victory for the American people. Keep up the good work!
What was missed in last night's "Vote-A-Rama" is that the U.S. Senate approved the Keystone Pipeline, with 17 Democrats joining Republicans in passing the measure, 62-37.

The Keystone amendment is non-binding, as the Obama Administration has the final say over its approval, but last night's vote was a strong sign that the Keystone Pipeline enjoys broad bipartisan support on Capitol Hill and that the Obama Administration's opposition might be wearing thin.

The Washington Post points out that the Democrats who joined Republicans are all electorally vulnerable:

The 17 Democrats who voted yes included every single possibly...