Obama, Republicans Stalemated on Keystone Amid Cooperation Vows

U.S. President Barack Obama (R) speaks as Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) (3rd L), House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) (2nd L), and House Majority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) (L) listen during a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House January 13, 2015 in Washington, DC.

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President Barack Obama and Republican congressional leaders gave no ground on their differences, including the Keystone XL pipeline and immigration, even as they pledged to find common ground over the next year.

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