2014 Election

Landrieu Fails to Get Keystone Passed

Democrats don’t bail out Mary

Democratic incumbent Sen. Mary Landrieu (La.) failed to convince enough members of her party to support the Keystone XL pipeline Tuesday evening, a vote considered a desperate attempt to save her Senate seat.

Increase in Oil Shipments by Rail Bolsters Case for Keystone XL

Federal agency notes rail transit is spiking as North Dakota searches for pipeline alternatives

As both houses of Congress ready votes on the Keystone XL pipeline, federal energy regulators on Thursday revealed a large year-over-year increase in the amount of oil transported by rail, particularly from areas that Keystone’s southern leg would serve.

Democracy Alliance Network Behind a Third of 2014 Super PAC Spending

Groups backed by liberal donor club spent more than $250 million on midterms

The network of political and policy groups backed by the shadowy liberal donor club the Democracy Alliance was responsible for more than one of every three dollars spent by super PACs during the 2014 election cycle, public records show.