Obama to Talk Energy in Oklahoma This Week

Update, 7 p.m.: A White House official said that the president on Thursday would "reiterate his administration’s commitment to expediting the construction of a pipeline from Cushing, Oklahoma to the Gulf of Mexico, relieving a bottleneck of oil and bringing domestic resources to market."

Original story: When President Obama speaks Thursday in Cushing, Okla., he'll undoubtedly have something to say about the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, which a Canadian company hopes to build to move oil from Alberta tar sands to Gulf Coast refineries.

On Tuesday afternoon, CNN reported that Obama will "fast track" the southern leg of ...

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