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Keystone Senate Yea Votes: Seven Times More Oil & Gas Money

By Center for Responsive Politics
January 30, 2015
Common Dreams

Senators who voted to push through development of the Keystone XL pipeline today have received, on average, $570,034 in contributions to their campaigns and leadership PACs from the  388 more words


These Politicians Are Endangering Your Home

On Wednesday, January 21, the U.S. Senate debated about the construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline that is intended to transport oil from Canada to the U.S. 730 more words


WATCH: John McCain berates protesters during heated Senate hearing

ABOVE: Senator John McCain gets into a heated confrontation with protesters

US Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain kicked protesters out of his budget hearing on Thursday, calling them “low-life scum.” 86 more words


On a Congressional Budget

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The 114th US Congress (435 Representatives and 100 Senators) is now in session. With Republicans controlling both chambers, it will be interesting to see how their relationship with a Democratic president unfolds. 173 more words


Bennet, Gardner, and Perlmutter Watch 1-26-14: Recent and Upcoming Votes

From MegaVote at Congress.org:

Recent Senate Votes Keystone XL Pipeline – Climate Change – Vote Rejected (50-49, 1 Not Voting)
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The U.S. Senate on Monday failed to approve the Keystone XL pipeline bill after a vote fell short of the required number needed to end long-running debate, as Democrats protested Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s bid to end debate before all pending amendments had been decided. 296 more words

Duane Morris Government Strategies

Jan 25, 2013: Stern “It's worse than I thought” + Sheldon Whitehouse's 50th weekly climate speech

On January 25th 2013 Nick Stern told reporters at the World Economic Forum that he’d underestimated the costs of climate change. Meanwhile, in Washington DC a US Senator gave his 50th weekly climate… 218 more words