AP: Mont. lawmakers focus on Keystone pipeline as Obama talks energy in State of the Union speech

Montanans expect Congress to “put citizenship ahead of partisanship” and get Americans back to work, U.S. Sen. Jon Tester said Tuesday after President Barack Obama called for bipartisanship in safely developing domestic energy and helping middle-class Americans.

Tester said he would continue to focus on creating jobs in the coming year. The Democrat is being challenged by Republican U.S. Rep. Denny Rehberg, who criticized Obama for postponing the Keystone XL Pipeline project, which would take oil from Canada to Gulf Coast refineries.

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