All Posts Tagged With: "U.S. Senate"

Keystone Votes Miss Mark in Senate

A key vote to move forward the legislation for Keystone XL oil pipeline fell short on a vote of 53-39 on Monday in the U.S. Senate. The vote was aimed at cutting the debate on legislation to approve the controversial pipeline project but was short of the required 60 votes after Senate Democrats, angry with […]

House Buys Time for Senate with Stopgap Measure

The United State House of Representatives passed its second stopgap legislation on Friday afternoon giving the Senate more time to discuss then vote on a spending bill that is government wide for $1.1 trillion. The vote in the House provides a cushion to make sure the government does not shut down Saturday at midnight when […]