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  • Approval of the Keystone XL Pipeline


    A picture of Representative Lois Capps

    Representative Lois Capps

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    Date: 2014-11-14

    CAPPS. Mr. Speaker, on that I demand the yeas and nays. The yeas and nays were ordered. The SPEAKER pro tempore. Pursuant to clause 9 of rule XX, the Chair will reduce to 5 minutes the minimum time...



    A picture of Representative Cheri Bustos

    Representative Cheri Bustos

    From: IL District 17

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-11-14

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    A picture of Representative Earl Blumenauer

    Representative Earl Blumenauer

    From: OR District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-11-14

    BLUMENAUER of oregon in the house of representatives Friday, November 14, 2014 Mr. BLUMENAUER. Mr. Speaker, this is the eighth...



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    Representative Bill Shuster

    From: PA District 9

    Party:

    Date: 2014-11-13

    SHUSTER. Mr. Speaker, I ask unanimous consent that all Members may have 5 legislative days to revise and extend their remarks and include extraneous materials on H.R. 5682. The SPEAKER pro tempore...



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    Representative Peter A. DeFazio

    From: OR District 4

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-11-13

    DeFAZIO. Mr. Speaker, I yield myself such time as I may consume. The gentleman mentioned taxpayers. I think taxpayers might be concerned that this foreign entity which will ship our oil over 1,700 miles...



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    Representative Jeff Denham

    From: CA District 10

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-11-13

    DENHAM. I thank the chairman for yielding. Mr. Speaker, as was duly noted, this bill is about jobs. This will create jobs, tens of thousands of American jobs, which are long overdue, to enhance our...



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    Representative Markwayne Mullin

    From: OK District 2

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-11-13

    MULLIN. Mr. Speaker, it is baffling to me that after 6 years, the Keystone pipeline debate is still going on. We have an opportunity to provide jobs, reduce our dependency on overseas oil, and spur...



    A picture of Representative Jared Huffman

    Representative Jared Huffman

    From: CA District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-11-13

    HUFFMAN. I thank the gentleman from Oregon. Mr. Speaker, we are considering today yet another bill to force approval of the Keystone XL pipeline outside of the regular order required for all other...



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    Representative Mike Kelly

    From: PA District 3

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-11-13

    KELLY of Pennsylvania. I thank the gentleman. Mr. Speaker, this is a jobs bill. It is a jobs bill not only in the House of Representatives, but it is a job bill in the Senate. Now, in the House of...



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    Representative Ed Whitfield

    From: KY District 1

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-11-13

    WHITFIELD. Mr. Speaker, at this time, I yield 5 minutes to the distinguished gentleman from Louisiana, Dr. Bill Cassidy, the author of this bill, a member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, a real...



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    Senator Bill Cassidy

    From: LA

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-11-13

    CASSIDY. Mr. Speaker, it has been over 6 years since backers of the Keystone XL pipeline first submitted an application to the U.S. State Department, on September 19, 2008, to build this energy infrastructure...



    A picture of Representative Steve Scalise

    Representative Steve Scalise

    From: LA District 1

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-11-13

    SCALISE. Mr. Speaker, I want to thank Chairman Whitfield for yielding, and I especially want to thank my colleague from Louisiana, Congressman Cassidy, for the leadership that he had in fighting hard...



    A picture of Representative Bobby L. Rush

    Representative Bobby L. Rush

    From: IL District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-11-13

    RUSH. Mr. Speaker, I certainly want to begin by thanking the ranking member of the full committee, Mr. Waxman, for his outstanding leadership on this and other matters that have come before the Energy...



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    Representative Pete Olson

    From: TX District 22

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-11-13

    OLSON. Mr. Speaker, I thank my friend from Kentucky. Mr. Speaker, this week the House will pass a bill to complete the Keystone pipeline system. The first pipeline in the system is known only as Keystone....



    A picture of Representative Michael G. Fitzpatrick

    Representative Michael G. Fitzpatrick

    From: PA District 8

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-11-13

    FITZPATRICK. Mr. Speaker, I thank Chairman Whitfield. Mr. Speaker, for years I and Members of this body have come to the floor in support of the Keystone pipeline project, asking for the Senate and...



    A picture of Representative Janice D. Schakowsky

    Representative Janice D. Schakowsky

    From: IL District 9

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-11-13

    SCHAKOWSKY. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentleman for so much, including his voice and his leadership on this issue. There are three numbers that we all ought to know as we consider this bill approving...



    A picture of Representative Emanuel Cleaver

    Representative Emanuel Cleaver

    From: MO District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-11-13

    CLEAVER. Mr. Speaker, I thank the ranking member. This legislation is very likely going to be approved, and that is sad for a number of reasons. {time} 1845 Let me...



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    Representative Chris Van Hollen

    From: MD District 8

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-11-13

    VAN HOLLEN. Mr. Speaker, I rise in opposition to today's legislation to grant automatic approval of the Keystone XL pipeline, bypassing the legal review process. Today's bill grants immediate authority...



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    Representative Gene Green

    From: TX District 29

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-11-13

    GREEN of Texas. Mr. Speaker, I rise today in support of H.R. 5682, a bill to approve the northern portion of Keystone XL pipeline. Mr. Speaker, I rise in support of this bill because I support North...



    A picture of Representative Lois Capps

    Representative Lois Capps

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    Date: 2014-11-13

    CAPPS. Mr. Speaker, I have a motion to recommit at the desk. The SPEAKER pro tempore. Is the gentlewoman opposed to the bill? Mrs. CAPPS. Yes, I am opposed. The SPEAKER pro tempore. The Clerk will...



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    Representative Fred Upton

    From: MI District 6

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-11-13

    UPTON of michigan in the house of representatives Thursday, November 13, 2014 Mr. UPTON. Mr. Speaker, in the summer of 2011,...



    A picture of Representative Suzanne Bonamici

    Representative Suzanne Bonamici

    From: OR District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-11-13

    BONAMICI of oregon in the house of representatives Thursday, November 13, 2014 Ms. BONAMICI. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to...