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Vitter Oil Spill

Jennifer Bendery

Reid Rips Vitter For Holding Interior Secretary's Pay Hostage To Drilling Permits

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 07.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) blasted Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) on Wednesday for blocking a nearly $20,000 pay raise to Int...

Sam Stein

GOP's Oil-Spill Liability Bill Would Have BP Only Paying $150 Million

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Under the leading Republican plan for BP's post-spill economic liability, those affected would receive potentially as little as $150 million due to th...