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Obama Above Water Once Again

Chris Weigant | Posted 03.09.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Obama's job approval polling average is now once again "above water" -- defined as more people who approve of the job he's doing than disapprove. This might not sound all that momentous, but it is actually the first time in almost three years that it has happened.

Obama Bouncing Back

Chris Weigant | Posted 03.16.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

All in all, ever since his forceful response to the midterm elections, Obama seems to be getting more and more popular. In absolute numbers, of course, Obama still has a long way to go.

Cheap Gas Got You Thinking About That Suburban? Think Again

Mark Reynolds | Posted 02.17.2015 | Green
Mark Reynolds

People filling up their cars lately have seen the price of gasoline drop below $3 a gallon, and there are indications we might be heading closer to $2 a gallon nationally some time next year. Americans with big-car lust might be thinking at this point, "Time to buy that Chevy Suburban."

Friday Talking Points -- 'Tis The Season

Chris Weigant | Posted 02.04.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

It's that magical time of year when the wee folk of Capitol Hill actually get something done. These brief bursts of activity only happen very rarely, of course, and always immediately proceed another one of the many, many long vacations Congress takes during the year.

Republicans Promised I'd Be Speaking Arabic by Now

Thom Senzee | Posted 01.25.2015 | Politics
Thom Senzee

And then there was 2012. Remember that one? Just two years ago, you said if Americans wanted to pay $5 per gallon for gasoline, we should just go ahead and reelect the president.

Save Up To $1,347 On Gas This Year

Posted 04.02.2012 | Green

From Earth911's Alexis Petru: Rising gas prices got you down? Earth911 rounded up these tips from the Department of Energy (DOE) and the Alliance t...

Cheap Gas = Death of Green?

Beau Friedlander | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Beau Friedlander

We don't hear much about the precipitous fall of crude prices in connection with conspiracy theory and popular revolt. It's a pity. What we hear is the usual pabulum that a weak economy means less demand.

35 Cent Gas At Illinois Station

Peoria Journal Star | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A mistake by an attendant at a Pekin gas station caused a stampeded of drivers filling up for 35 cents a gallon, the Peoria Journal Star reports: "We...

Cheap Gas Latest Corporate Promotional Trend

Bloomberg | Chris Dolmetsch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Tired of $4-a-gallon gasoline? How about a free tank? As U.S. fuel costs rise to records, marketers of cars, travel and even golf equipment are offer...

Spend Less Than $1 Per Gallon

The Daily Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The average price of gasoline in the United States topped $4 a gallon over the weekend for the first time in history, and Goldman Sachs predicted the ...