English, Spanish-Language Networks Ignore Senate Voting to Approve Keystone Pipeline

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<p>The U.S. Senate took the step Thursday of approving the Keystone XL oil pipeline in a bipartisan fashion by a margin of 62-to-36, with nine Democrats joining 53 Republicans to pass it for the first time after failing to do so under the previous Congress.&nbsp;</p>

<p>When the major English and Spanish language networks aired their Thursday evening newscasts, however, the news of the bill&rsquo;s passage was nowhere to be found. Not a single second of coverage on Keystone appeared on English language networks ABC, CBS, and NBC in addition to Spanish-language networks Telemundo and Univision.&nbsp;</p>

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