WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Five U.S. senators urged
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to reject Republican efforts
to make approval of the Keystone XL pipeline part of a payroll
tax cut bill expected to pass through Congress in the next two
"We strongly oppose the inclusion of provisions that
require approval of this pipeline in an arbitrary timeframe in
any legislative package moving forward in the Senate," wrote
senators Bernie Sanders, an independent, along with Democrats
Ron Wyden, Patrick Leahy, Sheldon Whitehouse and Frank
Lautenberg, in a letter to Reid Tuesday.
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