Key issues on Keystone pipeline as Senate vote nears on the Canadian project
The United States Senate is closing in on a vote to authorize the Keystone XL oil pipeline this week. TransCanada has been waiting more than six years for approval of the pipeline. The Republican-controlled Congress is poised to approve a bill authorizing construction, despite a White House promise of a veto.
Key issues and updates on the Keystone XL oil pipeline
The Senate is closing in on a vote to authorize the Keystone XL oil pipeline this week. But the fate of the $8 billion project depends not only on what happens in Congress, but also in the courts, at the White House and with TransCanada, the pipeline's developer.
Budget aide to assume climate role at White House
A young but trusted budget adviser to President Barack Obama will assume responsibility for the White House's climate agenda when John Podesta, a veteran Democratic operative, leaves the administration next month, presumably to take a role on a potential Hillary Clinton campaign.
Obama heads for India, White House calls it 'genuine honour'
Washington: As President Barack Obama headed to India the White House called it a "genuine honour" and said ... "And certainly the opportunity -- the business opportunity that exists in India serves as a good opportunity to do exactly that."