POLITICS
07/21/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Newsweek: Obama Closes Doors On Transparency

As a senator, Barack Obama denounced the Bush administration for holding "secret energy meetings" with oil executives at the White House. But last week public-interest groups were dismayed when his own administration rejected a Freedom of Information Act request for Secret Service logs showing the identities of coal executives who had visited the White House to discuss Obama's "clean coal" policies.

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