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Former Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., took aim at the plan in her first statement since losing reelection last December.
Republican leaders are vowing to try again once they take over the chamber in January.
GOP leaders have signaled that Keystone XL is one of their top priorities when they take control of the Senate in January.
The latest drama over Keystone XL is headed into its final act, as the Senate prepares to vote on legislation that would authorize the pipeline. And it’s likely to be a nail biter.
The expansion shows Canadians are finding alternative entry points into the U.S. while the Keystone saga drags on.
The House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed legislation authorizing the Keystone XL pipeline on Friday, even as Senate supporters work to line up 60 votes to send the measure to the White House.
Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu and other supporters of the Keystone XL pipeline are racing to line up 60 votes in favor of the project, ahead of a milestone vote next Tuesday.
Legislation to accelerate natural gas exports could win the Obama administration’s endorsement — with some changes.
Echoing Landrieu’s plea were moderate Democrats from Republican states, who argued for the project that would carry oil from Canada south to the Gulf Coast.
Energy issues loom large in some election day contests.