Senate Vote To Override Obama's Keystone Veto Fails

MarketWatch Pulse

A vote to override President Barack Obama's veto of a bill to build the Keystone XL pipeline failed in the Senate on Wednesday. There were 62 senators who voted to override Obama's veto of the proposed project, short of the two-thirds majority needed. Two thirds of both the Senate and House of Representatives are required to override a presidential veto. Obama vetoed the Keystone bill on Feb. 24.

Copyright © 2015 MarketWatch, Inc.

Continue Reading Below