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  1. Senate fails to get needed 60 votes to bypass presidential authority on Keystone XL approvalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | SF Sentinel

    After six hours of debate Tuesday, the U.S. Senate voted 59 to 41 for authorizing what Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer called the "Keystone Extra-Lethal" pipeline and Sen Ed Markey called the "Keystone Export Line." That was one vote short of the 60-vote threshold needed to approve the legislation pushed by Louisiana Democrat Mary Landrieu and North Dakota Republican John Hoeven, senators from two states with major oil industries.

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  2. Keystone XL bill fails by a single vote in the SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Connecticut Post

    The Senate narrowly rejected legislation to authorize the Keystone XL pipeline on Tuesday, handing a defeat to the oil industry and dealing a major blow to Louisiana Democrat Mary Landrieu , who staked her political career on the outcome. The Senate voted 59-41 for the legislation, falling one vote shy of the 60 needed for passage under the deal bringing it to the floor.

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