The Senate's 59-41 vote Tuesday night was a nail-biter to the end.
The bill needed 60 votes to reach the White House.
Yes, that means they defeated the bill by, wait for it....1vote!
By the way if you were worried about the lost jobs that will result due to the bills defeat it has been determined that the XL Pipline would only create about 35 permanent jobs overall.
In addition the pipeline wouldn't even lower gas prices -- the oil will be exported to foreign countries.
|image above is from a 2013 tar sands pipeline spill in Arkansas backyards|