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Senate’s Keystone XL Pipeline Vote Fails 59-41

Chairing the Senate chamber at the time, Massachusetts Democrat Elizabeth Warren announced shortly before 6:30 pm ET that the Senate's bill approving the Keystone XL Pipeline had failed 59-41. 

The bill needed a 60-vote supermajority to be sent to President Obama's desk.

The House version of the bill was sponsored by Rep. Bill Cassidy (R-La.), and the failed Senate version was sponsored by embattled Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.), who faces a runoff election with Cassidy in December for her Senate seat.

This is a developing story.

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