The Senate voted today on the Keystone pipeline, the environmental disaster that would ship Canadian oil overseas, create only a handful of jobs in the United States, and probably won’t be built right now because gas prices are so low. The vote failed 41-59. I don’t have the deets on who actually voted, but the following Democrats are on the list of the usual suspects:
In addition to the chamber’s 45 Republicans, all of whom were expected to support the bill, Landrieu was joined by 10 more Democratic co-sponsors: Alaska Sen. Mark Begich, Arkansas Sen. Mark Pryor, Indiana Sen. Joe Donnelly, Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill, Montana Sen. Jon Tester, Montana Sen. John Walsh, North Carolina Sen. Kay Hagan, North Dakota Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, Virginia Sen. Mark Warner and West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin.
Three more Democrats had pledged last week to support the measure: Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet, Delaware Sen. Tom Carper and Pennsylvania Sen. Bob Casey.
One more time for morons who continue to push the notion that it was Obama who killed the public option- the vote for something so obviously bad was THAT close with a Democratic majority AFTER an election cycle.