Tens of thousands of demonstrators protested against TransCanada's (TRP) proposed Keystone...

|About: TransCanada Corporation (TRP)|By:, SA News Editor

Tens of thousands of demonstrators protested against TransCanada's (TRP) proposed Keystone pipeline in Washington yesterday, highlighting the dilemma President Obama faces: authorizing the pipeline could create jobs, boost his standing with unions, strengthen ties with Canada and reduce the U.S.'s dependence on Middle East oil; however, it would also alienate a key environmental base that helped get him elected.