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Obama Energy Policy

Sam Stein

GOPer: Tire Efficiency Okay For Me, Not A Prez Candidate | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On his website, GOP Congressman Mike Rogers encourages visitors to improve their gas mileage and fuel costs by making sure that that the tires on thei...

Obama Calls McCain's Bluff on Drilling

Alan Fein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Alan Fein

While McCain says he's all for alternative energy, it's kind of like No Child Left Behind -- he doesn't want to help pay for it, especially if it's going to come out of the pockets of the oil companies.

Obama, McCain Positions On Clean Coal: Not That Far Apart (VIDEO)

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Both major presidential candidates have written "clean coal" into their energy plans. CNN discussed just how similar the big two are. WATCH: ...

The Truth About Offshore Drilling

Michael Schwartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Schwartz

Though McCain's plan for offshore drilling will not ease the energy crisis, it is dandy patronage for the oil industry, who will be able to make nice profits from extracting and selling the 200,000 barrels per day.

Obama Issues Response To RNC Attack Ad

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Obama responds to the RNC's "Balance" ad attacking his energy policy with an ad tying McCain to Bush. "McCain and Bush support a drilling plan that ...

Jason Linkins

Ted Koppel Reinforces 'False Flip-Flop' Meme, Equates Endless War With 'Toughness' | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Have I been giving Ted Koppel too much credit all my life? Because whoever showed up wearing his skin today on This Week with George Stephanopulos be...

What The Heck Is A Carbon Credit? Ask Umbra

Grist | Umbra Fisk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Q. Dear Umbra, I don't understand carbon credits and how people can buy/sell/trade them. How is this good for our environment? Elizabeth Columbus, O...

Obama And McCain's Green Dream | Brian Dumaine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

(Fortune Magazine) -- What senators McCain and Obama believe about U.S. energy policy matters - hugely. To fight global warming, the next President wi...

Newsweek's Michael Hirsh Transcribes McCain Campaign Spin on Energy

David Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
David Roberts

Hirsh can't be bothered to look into the competing policy proposals and assess which is more credible. Perhaps Newsweek could hire a research assistant to "search the web" for him?

Obama Pro-Coal Ad Panders To Kentucky Voters

Pol Watchers | Ryan Alessi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama launched a new TV ad this weekend featuring an Illinois miner praising the the him for work on coal iss...

Obama Flier Panders To Kentucky Voters Over Coal

Gristmill | Kate Sheppard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Hillary Clinton has been pilloried for pandering to working class voters with her gas-tax holiday proposal. But she's not the only one telling working...