BREAKING: Tentative deal on payroll tax rate includes provision pushing President Obama to make a decision on Keystone XL oil pipeline

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Senate leaders struck a tentative deal Friday night to extend the payroll tax rate and jobless benefits through the end of February, electing to punt tough economic decisions into the new year. But Republicans won a major concession: The deal includes a provision pushing President Obama to make a decision on the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline, which has divided labor groups from environmental activists in the Democratic ranks.

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  • http://mdblanche.myopenid.com/ mdblanche

    Considering that the State Dept. is already saying that if they have to make this decision on a short timetable they'll be forced to say no, the Republicans might just regret this "concession."