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White House Says President Will Veto Next Keystone XL Bill
Originally Posted: 01/06/2015 - 4:14pm | Type: Blog

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest announced today that “If this bill passes this Congress the president won't sign it either.” In November, when the Senate just barely ...

Muslims Criticize Bloomberg Veto of NYPD Watchdog
Originally Posted: 07/26/2013 - 8:37am | Type: Blog

Muslim-American civil rights groups are criticizing New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg for vetoing a bill on Tuesday that would have created an independent inspector general to oversee the New York City Pol ...

N.J. Lawmakers Approve Gay Marriage, But Veto Looms
Originally Posted: 02/20/2012 - 9:19am | Type: Blog

TRENTON, N.J. — Even as Gov. Chris Christie's threat of a "swift" veto looms, gay rights activists are celebrating after the state Assembly voted last week (Feb. 16) on a bill to legalize same-s ...