The oil and gas industry, which stands to benefit from the creation of the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline, gave about $45,000 on average to the 270 members of the U.S. House of Representatives who voted in favor of the controversial project, according to an analysis by MapLight, a nonpartisan research organization that focuses on the influence of money on politics. The bill to approve the Keystone pipeline was passed by both chambers of Congress, but President Barack Obama has indicated he would veto the legislation.

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The House gave final congressional approval Wednesday to legislation to complete the Keystone XL oil pipeline — setting up the first veto showdown between President Obama and the new, Republican-controlled Congress.

The 270-to-152 vote showed broad bipartisan support for the legislation, but not enough to reach the two-thirds majority, or 281 votes, needed to override a presidential veto.

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