In March 2013, the Senate passed a similar Hoeven amendment, 62-37, approving the keystone pipeline.
Congress is nearing a vote on the keystone XL pipeline, and lawmakers made their cases for—and against—it Sunday.
The keystone State might be a little more up for grabs than Democrats would like to think.
They have made keystone XL the poster child of their climate-change efforts.
We have Wisconsin, Ohio, Florida, and now the good old keystone State.
The lifting of the keystone of the arch, when first inserted is a very interesting performance.
In fact, not a few of us think that the Strathcona is the keystone of the Mission.
Their crown, or keystone, being ten feet higher than their framing arches, a pronounced concave shape results.
That is the keystone of American liberty—'malice toward none.'
He immediately repaired to the keystone city and entered upon the important duties assigned him.
"stone in the middle of an arch, which holds up the others," 1630s, from key (n.1) in figurative sense of "that which holds together other parts" + stone. Figurative sense is from 1640s. Pennsylvania was called the Keystone State because of its position (geographical and political) in the original American confederation, between northern states and southern ones. Keystone cops were the bumbling police in the slapstick silent movies produced by Keystone Company, formed by Canadian-born U.S. film director Mack Sennett (1884-1960) in 1912.