Leftovers - January 18, 2012

January 18, 2012 6:14 pm ET — Media Matters Action Network

The administration rejects Keystone XL, citing the GOP's "rushed and arbitrary deadline."

The House votes against raising the debt ceiling, but this time around it's largely meaningless.

GQ releases a list of the "50 most powerful people in Washington," and Rep. Eric Cantor tops it.

Long-time Rep. Maurice Hinchey is retiring when his term expires later this year.

Rick Santorum says his wife is the only woman he's ever sat on a couch with.

Sarah Palin says she'd "vote for Newt" in the South Carolina primary...

...and Newt Gingrich says he'd ask Palin to consider taking "a major role" in his administration: