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Senator Pushes Keystone XL Pipeline With Egregiously Misleading Statistic

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 24: Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY) speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill, June 24, 2014 in Washing
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 24: Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY) speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill, June 24, 2014 in Washington, DC. Senate GOP leaders spoke to the media shortly after their weekly GOP policy luncheon. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

As the 113th Congress ends and the 114th Congress begins, at least one thing remains the same: Supporters of the Keystone XL pipeline are still using the misleading claim that the controversial project will create 42,000 jobs.

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