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House advances Keystone bill in bipartisan vote

Posted: 5/22/2013 | Views: 410

The House approved a rule governing floor consideration of a bill that would approve the construction of the northern leg of the Keystone XL pipeline, setting up a Thursday vote to pass the bill.

Members approved the rule for H.R. 3, the Northern Route Approval Act, in a 228-185 vote. Nine Democrats supported the rule, a sign that several will support the final bill on Thursday.

The vote followed a debate that allowed both sides to revisit all of their familiar arguments for and against the pipeline. Republicans cast the bill as one that creates jobs and helps boost energy supplies in the U.S., and one that President Obama has needlessly delayed for years.

"It creates American jobs, it increases our energy independence, it strengthens our national security and it will contribute to lower gas prices," Rep. Daniel Webster (R-Fla.) said.

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Source: The Hill

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