Approval of the Keystone XL pipeline has become a point of friction in American politics, pitting environmental activists and liberals (who oppose it) against business interests, Republicans and moderate/embattled Democrats (who support it). With control of the Senate hinging on November, it’s worth remembering how much Senate control could influence what happens to the pipeline.

And that is: Almost none. On Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014 — even on Jan. 31, 2015, the fate of the Keystone XL pipeline will still be in Obama’s hands. [Read more] – Michael’s Blog