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Sifting through some claims and counterclaims about the proposed Keystone XL pipeline. Read more»

Keystone pipeline construction in 2009

After more than five years of claims and counter-claims about the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, President Obama is expected to make his final decision soon. So we thought it was a good time to sift through the disinformation and lay out some basic facts. Read more»

Solyndra's CEO Brian Harrison and Chief Financial Officer Bill Stover invoke the Fifth Amendment before a Congressional committee on Friday about how the company a blew through $535 million in taxpayer money after they were given a guaranteed federal loan.

The two top executives of the bankrupt solar power company Solyndra sat stone-faced before a Congressional committee Friday and invoked their Fifth Amendment right, rather than explain how they blew through $535 million in taxpayer money. Read more»

Two executives from the bankrupt solar panel maker Solyndra will invoke their Fifth Amendment rights and refuse to answer questions at a House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing Friday, The Washington Post reports. Read more»

Impending Republican control of the House means there will be new leaders on powerful House committees. Here’s a quick introduction — or reintroduction — to some of the lawmakers who will likely win these important chairmanships. Read more»

A GOP takeover of the House would give Republicans the ability to attack the new law in new ways. Read more»