Obama makes Alaska gas pipeline part of energy plan

Presidential candidate Barack Obama is touting the Alaska natural gas pipeline.

Obama included the project in the energy plan he announced this week, calling for working "with the Canadian government to finally build the Alaska natural gas pipeline, delivering clean natural gas and creating good jobs in the process."

That brought the Democrat kudos from Gov. Sarah Palin, whom some pundits are pushing as a possible vice presidential running mate for Republican John McCain.

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