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Mary L. Landrieu
Keystone comes up dry
Keystone comes up dry

Tuesday evening's Senate vote to approve the Keystone XL pipeline may have come up one vote shy of the necessary 60-vote margin, but it's surely not the last we've heard of the project. Republicans have become so enamored of TransCanada's vision of a 1,200-mile link from Canadian tar sands through Montana, South Dakota and Nebraska and ultimately to Gulf Coast refineries that the controversial project is certain to be resurrected when the GOP gains full control of Congress in January, and it's entirely possible that it will eventually pass, although not necessarily with the two-thirds majority to overcome a potential veto by President Barack Obama. Politics have so...