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Oil tank stands at the Hardisty tank farm, which includes the TransCanada Corp. Hardisty Terminal 1, in Hardisty, Alberta, Canada.

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Oil tank stands at the Hardisty tank farm, which includes the TransCanada Corp. Hardisty Terminal 1, in Hardisty, Alberta, Canada.

War of 1812 Invoked in Keystone Promotion of U.S.-Canadian Ties

Congressional backers of TransCanada Corp.’s proposed Keystone XL pipeline are pulling out the stops today, making the case that the pipeline could help the U.S. and its allies after Russia’s annexation of Crimea, and sending a slew of  American veterans...

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Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore.

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Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore.

Keystone’s Inconvenient Truths: Alberta Meets Al Gore at Davos

Alberta Premier Alison Redford says she’ll try to dispel some “myths” about the oil sands during a panel discussion at Davos with Vice President Al Gore, who once called the Keystone XL pipeline the Canadian province is seeking “an atrocity.”...

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A mock oil pipeline is carried during a Keystone XL tar sands oil pipeline demonstration near the White House in this Nov. 6, 2011 file photo.

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A mock oil pipeline is carried during a Keystone XL tar sands oil pipeline demonstration near the White House in this Nov. 6, 2011 file photo.

Obama’s Energy Review Seen as Keystone Pipeline Slowdown

A Quadrennial Energy Review ordered by President Barack Obama to study the infrastructure for “transporting, transmitting, and delivering energy” may be dubbed something else by analysts: ”The Delaying a Decision on the Keystone XL Pipeline Until After the Midterm Elections Initiative.”...

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Three sections of pipe sit on the ground during construction of the Gulf Coast Project pipeline in Atoka, Oklahoma, U.S., on Monday, March 11, 2013. The Gulf Coast Project, a 485-mile crude oil pipeline being constructed by TransCanada Corp., is part of the Keystone XL Pipeline Project and will run from Cushing, Oklahoma to Nederland, Texas.

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Three sections of pipe sit on the ground during construction of the Gulf Coast Project pipeline in Atoka, Oklahoma, U.S., on Monday, March 11, 2013. The Gulf Coast Project, a 485-mile crude oil pipeline being constructed by TransCanada Corp., is part of the Keystone XL Pipeline Project and will run from Cushing, Oklahoma to Nederland, Texas.

Building Keystone Pipeline: Relationships First

A lobbyist working to promote the Keystone XL pipeline on behalf of the province of Alberta had 20 meetings with senators and their staff from March through May. The province, a big backer of the $5.3 billion link between its...

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President Barack Obama reacts to a missed putt on the first green at Farm Neck Golf Club in Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts, on August 11, 2013 during the Obama family vacation to Martha's Vineyard.

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President Barack Obama reacts to a missed putt on the first green at Farm Neck Golf Club in Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts, on August 11, 2013 during the Obama family vacation to Martha's Vineyard.

Obama: Vineyard ‘Sweet Life’ and Golf – and Keystone Protesters

“Sticker shock” has been reported in the Sweet Life Cafe, the restaurant on Martha’s Vineyard where President Barack Obama dined on the first full day of his vacation. Zagat calls the Oak Bluffs restaurant with an American-French fare in a...

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President Barack Obama chats with a worker at a packing station as he tours an Amazon fulfillment center on July 30, 2013 in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

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President Barack Obama chats with a worker at a packing station as he tours an Amazon fulfillment center on July 30, 2013 in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Obama: Keystone ‘Not a Jobs Plan,’ Repealing Obamacare, Ditto

Voting against Obamacare will not create jobs, President Barack Obama says. “40 meaningless votes to repeal Obamacare is not a jobs plan … So let’s get serious.” —President Obama #ABetterBargain — Barack Obama (@BarackObama) July 30, 2013 And building the...

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Joe Biden

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Joe Biden

Biden Showing White House’s Hand on Keystone?

Was Vice President Joe Biden showing his hand — and thus the administration’s — on the Keystone Pipeline? A Sierra Club volunteer in South Carolina says Biden appeared to indicate his opposition to TransCanada Corp.’s Keystone XL in a brief conversation with her...

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