Senators urge Obama to approve Keystone XL Pipeline

    11:35 PM, Jan 23, 2013   |    comments
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    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- U.S. Senator Mark Pryor joined other Senators Wednesday urging President Barack Obama to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline.

    "The question is does it go east-west or north-south. And I want it to go north-south because that's going to be good for the U-S economy," explained Sen. Pryor. "And it means we're going to get oil from a very close neighbor and a very friendly ally and partner."

    Senator Pryor is among 53 Senators to sign a letter sent to the President, which comes just a day after Nebraska's governor approved a proposed route through his state.

    The Democrat said the President is out of excuses for holding up the project.

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