washingtonpost.com – Last Friday, the House of Representatives voted 252 to 161 in favor of legislation to approve the controversial Keystone XL pipeline. Today, meanwhile, the Senate is expected to follow suit and vote on a similar bill — a move widely seen as a spillover from the still pending Louisiana Senate race. Sen. Mary Landrieu, who is high at risk of losing in a runoff against her challenger Rep. Bill Cassidy, is a major Keystone supporter and is behind the Senate legislation.

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