Ahead of an appearance via teleconference at a popular tech conference in the U.S.
President Obama encouraged his supporters and those organizing on his behalf to keep up their good work.
By Sharon Bernstein LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – California Attorney General Kamala Harris sought to engage and energize fellow Democrats on Saturday and warned them not to become complacent with their domination of state politics. A rising star widely expected to seek higher office, Harris, 49, urged Democrats to “stay awake” at her party’s annual convention in Los Angeles, drawing a standing ovation as she urged attention to civil rights issues and consumer protection.
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by Mark Heffinger , Bold Nebraska, EcoWatch, March 6, 2014 After coming to Nebraska to meet with farmers and ranchers facing eminent domain seizure of their land for TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline , and listening to the voices of Native Americans, environmental experts and pipeline fighters across the country, MSNBC host Ed Schultz of The Ed Show announced on his March 5 show that he’s had a change of heart and is now against the pipeline. [Go to this link to see the video: ] Schultz has devoted many recent segments of his show to sharing the stories of people in the path of Keystone XL, but had held firm in his support for the pipeline until now. On his show, Schultz stood in front of a map of the pipeline route over the Ogallala Aquifer and exclaimed: The water there is feet deep—not thousands of feet.
On the last day of the public comment period, Keystone XL opponents held a rally in front of the State Department to deliver more than 2 million comments submitted to the State Department to urge Secretary Kerry and President Obama to reject the dirty, dangerous pipeline. The public comment period regarding the national interest of the pipeline began on February 5, after the State Department published the final environmental review