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Obama Rejects Keystone XL Pipeline
President Barack Obama rejected TransCanada 1,700 mile Keystone XL pipeline permit this afternoon. The Canada-to-Texas pipeline would run through parts of Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, and Oklahoma and on to Texas.
Accused White House Shooter To Be Held For Trial
An Idaho Falls man accused of trying to kill President Barack Obama by firing several shots at the White House from long range will be detained pending trial.
U.S. Magistrate Judge John Facciola said at a hearing Monday that 21-year-old Oscar Ramiro Ortega-Hernandez is a "particularly danger…
Obama: No Decision On Oil Pipeline From Canada
President Barack Obama said Wednesday his administration has made no decision on whether a Canadian company can proceed with plans for a transnational oil pipeline to Texas.
A protester during Obama's appearance at the University of Colorado Denver yelled out that the president should say no to …
‘Pay As You Earn’ May Help With UM Student Loans
President Obama unveiled the ‘Pay as You Earn’ plan while in Denver speaking to college students to help ease the burden of paying back student loans. I spoke with University of Montana Financial Aid Director Kent McGowan Thursday afternoon about how the President’s plan would affe…
Baucus Votes In Favor Of Debt Deal
Montana’s Senior U.S. Senator Max Baucus voted yesterday in support of the bipartisan compromise to avoid default and cut the deficit by more than $2 trillion dollars.  President Obama signed the compromise into law shortly after it cleared the U.S. Senate. Baucus says it’s very imp…
Obama Signs Legislation To Avert Default
It isn't something that could wait until tomorrow -- not without risking a government default on its debts. So, President Barack Obama has signed the emergency legislation to raise the nation's borrowing limit, a little more than an hour after it won Senate approval.
Obama Adviser Lauds Deal, Says It Must Be Passed
A top adviser to President Barack Obama says reaching a debt-limit accord that avoids a government default lifts a big cloud over the economy.
David Plouffe tells CBS's "The Early Show" Obama isn't worried about perceptions of weakness in dealing with House Republicans, sa…

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