Republicans Fail to Override Obama Veto of Keystone Measure

The Keystone XL Pipeline Approval Act (S.1) sits on display after being signed by U.S. House Speaker John Boehner, a Republican from Ohio, not pictured, at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Friday, Feb. 13, 2015.

Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

The U.S. Senate failed to override President Barack Obama’s veto of a bill forcing approval of the Keystone XL pipeline, a setback for Republicans who’ve made building the $8 billion U.S.-Canada oil link a legislative priority.

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