Why can’t they just pass this?
Check it out:

Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (Ky.) needled red-state Democrats for having little influence in pushing Keystone XL on Wednesday, reigniting a Senate floor battle over the controversial oil pipeline.

“These Senate Democrats just can’t stop boasting about how much supposed influence they have on energy issues. But it’s a really baffling claim to the rest of us, because it’s hard to point to what they’ve actually accomplished,” McConnell said on the floor.