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Candidates who engage voters on energy issues will win in November

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Polling conducted for Consumer Energy Alliance this spring in key U.S. Senate races found that energy issues, including the Keystone XL Pipeline, are very important in terms of how someone will vote. Support in the nine states ranged from 67% of voters in Kentucky to 84% in Colorado, with the other seven states seeing support […]
Russell Girling, president and chief executive officer of TransCanada Corp. (left) and Joe Oliver, Canada's natural resources minister.(Scott Dalton/Bloomberg)

Canada tries turning up heat on Obama as Keystone stalled

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The Keystone XL pipeline has become the biggest bilateral irritant between the world’s two largest trading partners, fueled tensions between Obama and Harper and threatens Canada’s ability to develop its oil resources.
A Keystone XL pipeline protester demonstrates outside of the White House on Wednesday, February 13, 2013. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press)

Corn to be planted in anti-pipeline message

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About four acres of Ponka red corn will be planted this weekend in a field near Neligh, Nebraska, to fill out an anti-pipeline message carved into the ground earlier this spring.
Actress Daryl Hannah is arrested by U.S. Park Police in front of the White House in Washington during a protest against the Keystone oil pipeline.  (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Analysis: Celebrities’ Keystone activism outweighs pipeline’s climate impact

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Actress Daryl Hannah hasn’t chained herself to the White House fence in support of tougher power plant emissions. Maybe she should.
Wayne Knox, Assistant Construction Manager - Contractor for TransCanada's Keystone XL project looks at a pipe before it's lowered into the ground in Wood County, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012, in Winnsboro. (Cody Duty / Houston Chronicle)

Pipeline defects lead to new federal safety mandates on Keystone XL

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Safety regulators have quietly placed two extra conditions on construction of TransCanada Corp.’s Keystone XL oil pipeline after learning of potentially dangerous construction defects involving the southern leg of the Canada-to-Texas project.
Russell "Russ" Girling, president and chief executive officer of TransCanada Corp. (right) speaks with workers during a media event at the TransCanada Corp. Houston Lateral Project pipe yard in Mont Belvieu, Texas, U.S., on Wednesday, March 5, 2014. (Scott Dalton/Bloomberg)

TransCanada explores oil by rail as Keystone XL process drags

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TransCanada Corp. is considering ways to deliver Canadian crude oil by rail to the U.S. as customers of its proposed Keystone XL seek an alternative to the delayed pipeline, Chief Executive Officer Russ Girling said.
Welders work on a joint between two sections of pipe during construction of Keystone XL's southern leg in Prague, Oklahoma. (Daniel Acker/Bloomberg)

Unions raise heat on Senate to approve Keystone XL

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Labor unions are beseeching senators to pass legislation that would approve the Keystone XL pipeline by circumventing a government review process that threatens to stretch into 2015.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton addresses the American Jewish Committee (AJC) Global Forum in Washington. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

Environmentalists pressure Clinton on Keystone XL

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More than two dozen environmental groups are looking to enlist former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in their fight against the Keystone XL pipeline, pressuring the potential presidential candidate to come out against the project before she makes any bid for the White House.
Vice President Joe Biden  (AP)

Biden to attend fundraiser at home of anti-Keystone XL billionaire

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Vice President Joe Biden is planning to headline a fundraiser for Democrats at the home of billionaire Tom Steyer.
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Perry blasts Obama energy policy

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry is accusing President Barack Obama of talking up the promise of U.S. “energy independence” while imposing policies that are “strangling the energy industry.”