President Obama on Tuesday designated 1,600 acres of the California coastline as a national monument.
The delay will make getting a bill done this week a heavy lift.
"Bring up the cap-and-tax bill and let’s have a debate," McConnell said after all-nighter.
Greens are rethinking their support for the possible 2016 presidential candidate, after she dodged a question on the pipeline.
The senator will propose an amendment to an aid package being considered this week.
“Climate change deniers still exist,” Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said.
Energy experts say the real problem for the U.S. isn’t a slow approval process.
Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla) said Monday night that climate change isn’t real and recent cold weather across the country proves that.
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) bought Chipotle for dozens of Senate staffers who were forced to work late during Democrats’ climate change talkathon.
The latest charges came during all-night climate change campaign in the Senate.