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Exclusive – Rep. Marsha Blackburn: Unleashing the American Economy

Capitol Hill is surrounded by an endless supply of negative hyperbole — from liberal fear mongering to doomsday rhetoric to mainstream media talking heads. From what you may hear on the news, it feels like America’s best days are behind us.

In this Nov. 3, 2015, photo, the Keystone Steele City pumping station, into which the planned Keystone XL pipeline is to connect to, is seen in Steele City, Neb. The Obama administration says Nov. 4, it is continuing a review of the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline, despite a request …

Nebraska Approves Keystone XL Pipeline

Nebraska approved the Keystone XL pipeline, which was the last approval needed after years of Obama’s blocking the pipeline’s approval.

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Energy Expert: Even Obama Admin Admitted Keystone XL Pipeline Was Safe for Environment

Responding to news of the Trump administration’s executive actions moving the Keystone and Dakota pipelines forward, while citing their many benefits, economist Nick Loris told Breitbart News Daily SiriusXM host Alex Marlow on Wednesday, “even the Obama administration’s own State Department said that the Keystone XL pipeline wouldn’t contribute significantly to climate change.”

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Isaac Orr: Trump to Obama’s Energy Legacy: ‘You’re Fired’

President Barack Obama campaigned with the pledge he would fundamentally transform the energy sector of the United States when he took office, and to a large extent, he succeeded. Most of this legacy was strong-armed into law using executive orders and administrative overreach, and, as a result, the survival of his agenda depended upon a presidential administration succeeding him with similar goals and a desire to cement his executive orders into place for years to come.

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Porter Ranch Gas Leak Trashes Jerry Brown’s Climate Credentials

Despite California Gov. Jerry Brown’s full-court-press to cast himself as the ultimate climate change warrior, the Porter Ranch gas leak has trashed his relevance to the movement and made the governor an environmental “lame duck.”

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GOP Energy Report Card, 2015

Last year, when Republicans gained a decisive edge in both houses of Congress, I made predictions as to the six energy-policy changes we could expect—as the two parties have very different views on energy issues.

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With Paris Climate Conference Complete, What’s Next and What Does It Cost?

Recently, the Sierra Club announced an effort “to prevent the extraction of fossil fuels right from the start,” a campaign known as “Keep it in the ground.” The plan seeks to “shut down coal mines, and crack down on hydraulic fracturing, along with stopping the transportation of fossil fuels in oil trains, pipelines and coal export terminals.”

The Suncor refinery in Edmonton, Canada seen here on June 17, 2015, has a capacity of refining 142,000 barrels of light oil a day, according to the company. It is run entirely on bitumen from the oil sands in Northern Alberta. AFP PHOTO/GEOFF ROBINS

Alberta Oil Companies Hemorrhage Cash After NDP Tax Hike

President Obama is not alone in wielding governmental power to clamp down on carbon-emitting energy. While he weaponizes the Environmental Protection Agency to take on coal-powered energy, potentially shutting down hundreds of coal-fired power plants, Alberta’s new socialist NDP government is pushing ostensibly environmentally-minded policies against oil on shared premises of combating “climate change.”

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Trump Goes Mushy, Incoherent on Immigration

Let’s break down what Trump is actually saying here. Over the course of just a few minutes, Trump says America should: (1) Deport everyone; (2) Reimport nearly everyone; (3) Expedite the system to accomplish (2); (4) Allow everyone who came back in via (2) to gain legal status; (5) Perhaps give them citizenship; (6) Perhaps not give them citizenship; (7) Do “something” with DREAMers.

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Hillary Clinton Campaign Hires Keystone XL Lobbyist

From the Huffington Post: The newest hire for Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign is a longtime strategist who played a key role in her 2008 primary defeat while working for then-Sen. Barack Obama. He’s also a Washington lobbyist who lobbied the

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Revealed: Clintons Bagged $3.4 Million for 18 Speeches Funded by Keystone Pipeline Banks

Environmentalists’ head-scratching over Hillary Clinton’s refusal to take a hard stand against the Keystone XL pipeline may soon cease, as a Monday Huffington Post report confirms findings in Clinton Cash revealing that the Clintons have bagged millions of dollars in speaking fees from some of the Keystone XL pipeline’s largest investors.

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American People Aren’t Stupid Enough to Buy Climate Change Narrative

Late last year, the name Jonathan Gruber became part of the public consciousness for his newly public declarations that Obamacare passed due to the “stupidity of the American voter.” While there are many cases one can cite affirming that most Americans don’t closely follow the political process, the campaign to sell the manmade climate change crisis narrative proves otherwise.

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Manchin to Obama: ‘Quit Playing Politics With Everything’

Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) criticized President Obama for vetoing the Keystone XL pipeline, stating “quit playing politics with everything we do” on Tuesday’s “Your World with Neil Cavuto” on the Fox News Channel. “I would say that — people like myself,

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Fallin Touts Keystone in GOP Weekly Address

Governor Mary Fallin (R-OK) urged President Obama to sign off on the construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline during Saturday’s GOP Weekly Address. Transcript as Follows: “Good morning, I’m Mary Fallin, governor of the great state of Oklahoma.  And today,

Senate Banking Committee member Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., right, question Janet Yellen, President Obama's nominee to succeed Ben Bernanke as Federal Reserve chairman, as she testifies at her confirmation hearing before the committee, Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013, on Capitol Hill in Washington.

Montana’s Sen. Jon Tester Flip-Flops On Keystone XL Pipeline

Montana Democratic Sen. Jon Tester, new chairman of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC), has flip-flopped from his previous support for the Keystone XL pipeline. Tester was one of the few Democrats who had previously supported the Keystone pipeline but then voted against it.

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Sen Hoeven: Illegal Immigrants Can Take Keystone Jobs Under Exec Amnesty

On Monday’s “Laura Ingraham Show,” Senator John Hoeven (R-ND) reported that illegal immigrants would be eligible to work on the Keystone XL pipeline unless Congress defunds the president’s executive action on illegal immigration. Initially, he said “well under the law, you[‘ve]

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Senate Scrambling to Save Keystone XL Pipeline

Sens. Joe Manchin (D-WV) and John Hoeven (R-ND) see three ways to save a bill meant to force approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline — which the White House promised to veto.