Committee Chairman Rep. Pete Sessions (L), R-TX, talks with staff before a meeting of the House Rules Committee on Capitol Hill on May 21, 2013 in Washington. The committee met to discuss legislation to approve the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline to bring Canadian tar sand oil to refineries in Texas on the Gulf of Mexico.
Even were the Senate to summon 60 votes (unlikely), and even if Mr. Boehner to risk the renewed wrath of his caucus by moving such a bill (crazy unlikely), any legislation would fall to members such as Virginia's Bob Goodlate (who runs the Judiciary Committee) and Pete Sessions (who runs the Rules Committee). Mr. Goodlate is strong on gun rights. Mr. Sessions is from Texas.More quotes »
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