21 Apr 2012

Blunt hammers Dems on jobs and energy

Republicans this week escalated their attack on President Obama over the Keystone XL oil-sands pipeline, saying the project’s delay is costing jobs and hiking gas prices. Delivering the GOP’s weekly address Saturday, Sen. Roy Blunt (Mo.) said the pipeline, which Obama...
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21 Apr 2012

White House: Keystone mandate ‘noxious’ to highway bill’s future

White House press secretary Jay Carney said Friday that mandating approval of the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline was “noxious” to the future of a new federal highway bill that was approved by the House. Lawmakers in both the House and Senate have signaled they...
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21 Apr 2012

Nuke agency chief: Allegations that I target women are ‘categorically untrue’

The head of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission strongly denied allegations that he verbally abused female employees of the agency. “There’s been a little bit of talk recently about my treatment of women,” NRC Chairman Gregory Jaczko said at a Friday press conference. “And I want...
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