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Oil and Gas Subsidies

Lucia Graves

Sanders, Ellison Unveil Legislation To End Fossil Fuel Subsidies | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.10.2012 | Green

WASHINGTON -- Progressive lawmakers Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) teamed up on Thursday to introduce legislation design...

Elise Foley

Bernie Sanders: 'Tell The President Not To Yield One Inch' On Debt Deal | Elise Foley | Posted 08.27.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It wasn't quite a "fili-Bernie," but Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) in a 10,000-word speech on the Senate floor launched a campaign Monday ...

Dan Froomkin

Republicans Who Opposed Oil Subsidies Are Now Hedging On Repeal | Dan Froomkin | Posted 07.13.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats trying to get political mileage out of their push to repeal multi-billion dollar subsidies to the thriving oil and gas industr...

Dan Froomkin

Democratic Senator Calls Big Oil Execs Selfish, Unfeeling -- And Unbeatable | Dan Froomkin | Posted 07.12.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The unapologetic -- indeed combative -- testimony on Thursday by top oil executives summoned to defend multi-billion tax subsidies for t...

The Bin Laden Bounce: How Will Obama Use This Moment of Unexpected Unity?

Arianna Huffington | Posted 07.04.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

Coming at a time in which the country is all but paralyzed politically, there is tremendous spillover power in this accomplishment. Can this real and tangible victory produce conditions that can lead to more successes?

Dan Froomkin

Dems Craft Bill To Reclaim Billions From Big Oil | Dan Froomkin | Posted 06.28.2011 | Politics

Seizing the moment, Senate Democrats are working on legislation that would reclaim billions of dollars in taxpayer subsidies to Big Oil and redirect t...

Dan Froomkin

Dems' Oil Subsidy Repeal Push Puts GOP On Defensive | Dan Froomkin | Posted 06.27.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats are gleefully charging ahead with a proposal to end multi-billion-dollar oil and gas subsidies, seeing an opportunity to redir...

Dan Froomkin

GOP Over A Barrel: Obama Seeks Political Wedge As Oil Profits Soar | Dan Froomkin | Posted 06.26.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Both political parties are eager to harness the public’s growing, boiling rage over high gas prices. So far, Republicans must be pl...

Lucia Graves

Some GOP Senators Become Unlikely Allies Of Green Groups In Fight To Gut Ethanol Subsidies | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- After being elected with a strong mandate to cut spending, all Republicans don't agree on how best to rein in the deficit -- and some ha...