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Republicans keep up Keystone XL efforts

Congressional Republicans are refusing to back down in their attempts to win speedy approval of TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline, vowing to link approval of the controversial project to a new jobs bill being introduced next week.

“All options are on the table,” John Boehner, speaker of the House of Representatives, said Sunday on ABC’s “This Week.”

“Now that the president has decided for political reasons that we’re not going to move ahead just yet, not until after the election … we’re going to have to find another way to lean on the Senate, to take this issue up, because the Keystone pipeline will create over 100,000 indirect jobs.”

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