Congress To Vote On Keystone XL Pipeline

The six-year legal and public relations battle over the Keystone XL pipeline comes down to a pair of votes — one in the U.S. House, the other in the Senate.

Conservatives say the project would create thousands of jobs and ease American dependence on foreign oil. On the other hand, environmentalists staunchly oppose the plan to pipe “sand tar” from Canada through the central United States and to the Texas Gulf Coast, saying the relatively few jobs it would create are not worth the risk.

ABC’s Jim Ryan joined us for details.

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