Oh good grief, five years thinking about it?
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If Senator Mark Udall (D-Colorado) was hoping to avoid controversy prior to his reelection bid this fall against Cory Gardner by voting to put the Keystone pipeline on the back burner this week for even longer, the strategy may have backfired. There have been more than a few locals unhappy with his decision to essentially stay on the fence and not risk any more political damage. Still, he tried to explain it away and split the baby.
“I am frustrated the Obama administration has taken more than five years to get to this point, but the technical review process needs to run its course,” Udall said. “That’s why I continue to vote against all amendments — Democratic or Republican — that would inject more politics into the pipeline review process.”