Gov. Dave Heineman

President Barack Obama addresses troops in Agfghanistan via video link as he addresses the Commander-in-Chief's Ball, honoring U.S. service members and their families, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center on Jan. 21, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

53 Senators Ramp Up Pressure On Obama By Urging Quick Approval Of Keystone XL Oil Pipeline

More than half the Senate on Wednesday urged quick approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, ramping up pressure on President Barack Obama to move ahead with the project just days after he promised in his inaugural address to respond vigorously to the threat of climate change.


Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, talks to reporters after a House GOP Conference meeting at the U.S. Captiol on Jan. 22, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Boehner: ‘No Bureaucratic Excuse’ For Obama To Further Delay Keystone XL Pipeline

Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman’s approval of a revised route for the Keystone XL oil pipeline puts the long-delayed project back in the hands of the federal government.