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  1. President Obama visits oil spill in Gulf of Mexico

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    Sun, 2 May 2010

    President Barack Obama on May 2 visited Venice, La., vowing to do whatever it takes to stop the continuing oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, which he called a "massive and potentially unprecedented environmental disaster."

  2. Compounding the damage

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    Mon, 28 Jun 2010

    similarity between the cancellation of 51 American nuclear reactor builds after the 1979 Three Mile Island meltdown and President Obama 's cancellation of 30 ongoing deepwater drilling programs in the Gulf of Mexico. Those 51 additional nuclear reactors

  1. MARKET WATCH: Crude futures rally in final hour

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    Fri, 23 Jan 2009

    A bearish government report on US inventories of crude and products pushed prices lower before optimism that President Obama will boost the economy triggered a rally during the last hour of trading Jan. 22.

  2. GOP Senators seek to nix Salazar's OCS plan delay

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    Thu, 5 Mar 2009

    Three US Senate Republicans asked President Obama on Mar. 2 to expeditiously complete development of the 5-year OCS plan, which US Interior Sec. Ken Salazar has delayed.

  3. Senate vote to override Obama’s Keystone XL veto falls 5 votes short

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    Thu, 5 Mar 2015

    has wide bipartisan support across the country, yet President Obama and Senate Democrats have put their political agenda ahead ..... glad the Republican leadership failed to override President Obama ’s veto of the Keystone XL pipeline, which does nothing

  4. US House vote sends Keystone XL approval bill to Obama’s desk

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    Thu, 12 Feb 2015

    closer energy ties with Canada, it’s time for President Obama to make a decision,” Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee ..... Hesitator-in-Chief’ has lost his last alibi. President Obama must either sign this bipartisan legislation or look the American

  5. Nebraska Supreme Court vacates lower court’s Keystone XL ruling

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    Fri, 9 Jan 2015

    where it left off.” ‘No more excuses’ “ President Obama has no more excuses left to delay or deny the Keystone ..... interest.” “This ruling clears the way for President Obama to determine whether the dirty tar sands pipeline is in the

  6. Obama’s proposed fiscal 2016 budget recycles oil tax increases

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    Mon, 2 Feb 2015

    controlled 114th Congress also responded frostily to the administration’s proposed fiscal 2016 budget. “ President Obama promised in the State of the Union to deliver a budget filled with ‘ideas that are practical, not partisan,’” Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell

  7. Kerry expects to receive other agencies’ Keystone XL reports soon

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    Mon, 2 Feb 2015

    Secretary Jose Antonio Meade. “At that point, it’s in our hands for me to make a recommendation to send to the president .” Obama should move quickly and approve the Keystone XL project himself once Kerry submits his recommendation, American Petroleum

  8. Senate debates, then barely rejects, Keystone XL approval bill

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    Wed, 19 Nov 2014

    bill passed today—and how convenient we finally get to work on it just before an election in Louisiana—would President Obama quit straddling the fence and finally make a decision?” he asked. “Otherwise, when the new Senate convenes in January, it will make this one of the first orders of

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