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Obama Oil Spill Failure: How The President Failed To Crack Down On MMS, BP

Rolling Stone Politics | Tim Dickinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

On May 27th, more than a month into the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history, Barack Obama strode to the podium in the East Room of the White ...

Frank Rich On Oil Spill: Obama Must Come Clean And Clean House

New York Times | FRANK RICH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In this 9/11, it's not just the future of the gulf coast, energy policy or his presidency that's in jeopardy. What's also being tarred daily by the gu...

WATCH: 'Furious' Obama Says 'Venting' Won't Help Oil Spill Response

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP)-- President Barack Obama said Thursday he was "furious" about the situation in the Gulf of Mexico and that BP hasn't moved fast enough...

Obama White House Defends Itself Against James Carville's Oil Spill Criticism

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The White House defended itself against James Carville's scathing criticism of the federal response to the BP oil spill Friday. During an Air Force O...

Howard Fineman: On Oil Spill, Obama 'Put Too Much Trust In Technology And Business' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

During "Hardball" Thursday, MSNBC's Chris Matthews and Howard Fineman panned President Obama's press conference about the BP oil spill. Between Obama...

Dan Froomkin

Obama's Oil Spill Press Conference May Have Changed Perceptions -- But The Reality Remains The Same

HuffingtonPost.com | Dan Froomkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama hammered home his main talking point over and over again on Thursday, during his first press conference in 10 months. "The federa...

James Carville To Obama: Tell BP 'I'm Your Daddy' And Take The Lead In Response

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

James Carville offered new criticism of the federal response to the BP oil spill Wednesday, and argued President Obama still doesn't get it. On Tue...