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Despite passing both the House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate by a wide margin, a bill that would approve the completion of the Keystone XLPipeline will face a veto from President Barack Obama behind closed doors this week. The veto would be just the third of Obama's presidency. Shares of TransCanada Corp. (USA) (NYSE: TRP) slipped yesterday on the news. Meanwhile, the Canadian province of Alberta is in talks with the State of Alaska about a plan to ship oil-sands crude through the U.S. state to the Pacific where it can be exported abroad. The pipeline would require the same State Department approval President Obama claims the Keystone project requires. However, its approval would be likely given the lack of political attention it would receive.