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The keystone XL oil pipeline project is back -- play tonight we told you earlier this week a new pipeline -- has been submitted.
Chief Washington correspondent James Rosen looks at how tough it could be for the president to keep members of his own party in line this time.
Does it hurt us politically you know -- I just I just don't know I'm not.
The keen enough.
To assess them.
-- the politics of keystone should trigger increased concern at the White House should be evident even from the podium in the briefing room Wednesday's house -- on the transportation bill which contained a provision advancing the pipeline proposal -- 69 house Democrats break ranks with the president.
That's up from 47 defections last July -- -- maintain the president is -- doing the right thing.
Partisan efforts it.
Attach it to something and basically to say the American people doesn't matter.
Even though it's coming from foreign country and that's built by foreign companies crossing our borders but to approve it in advance.
That's unacceptable that this president.
The TransCanada Corp.
wants to build a 17100.
Mile pipeline to run from the oil sands of Alberta to refineries in the Gulf Coast.
An existing Keystone Pipeline stops at Oklahoma and Illinois.
Backers like the Teamsters union say the project would create 20000 direct American jobs and ease pain at the pump by bringing on line an additional 830000.
Barrels of crude oil today.
Environmentalists say -- -- as is the world's dirty -- oil and point to past pipeline ruptures but with gas near four dollars a gallon Democrats are said to be growing antsy.
-- a lot of them say that they wish they didn't have to take a stand on this they're ready to.
Get the Keystone Pipeline built they're ready to move on.
Democratic backers of keystone include senator Bob Casey of Pennsylvania who's -- ten voting record earned him a 90% grade from the liberal group Americans for democratic action.
The same group gave ten term Texas congressman gene Green an 80% -- I disagree with the president represent five refineries and those refineries could use that.
Million bill today there to make her front product in our country.
Senate majority leader Harry Reid hinted yesterday he might be open to rethinking keystone telling reporters.
Maybe somebody will come up with some magic formula allow us to do more.
-- -- -- this -- the panel James thank you today march 2 year.
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