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Gustavo Garcia, 21, protests against the Keystone XL Pipeline, which would carry petroleum from Canada to refineries in Texas, in Arcadia, Calif., on Jan. 14, 2015. (Photo by Lucy Nicholson/Reuters)

Senate approves Keystone pipeline

After years of political wrangling, the Republican controlled Senate on Thursday passed its first priority of the new Congress: the Keystone XL oil pipeline.The legislation easily passed by a 62 to 36 vote, with support from nine Democrats.President Obama has pledged to veto the bill, which Republicans committed to pass once they took control of...

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