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Senate Rejection of Keystone XL Measure Sets Up 2015 Showdown

Keystone XL pipeline backers came up one vote short in the Senate and vowed to try again in January, when they expect to have enough support to send a bill to President Barack Obama.
Keystone pipeline bill fails in Senate  
No on Keystone pipeline — but GOP vows replay  
C$ weakens after Keystone; US Fed minutes in focus

TORONTO (Reuters) – The Canadian dollar weakened against the U.S. dollar on Wednesday, driven by overnight flows out of Asia and after the U.S.

Republicans: Keystone pipeline down, but not out  WXIX
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