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Obama Gas Prices

A Tough-Oil World

Michael T. Klare | Posted 05.13.2012 | Green
Michael T. Klare

The world still harbors large reserves of petroleum, but these are of the hard-to-reach, hard-to-refine, "tough oil" variety. From now on, every barrel we consume will be more costly to extract, more costly to refine -- and so more expensive at the gas pump.

Unforeseen Events Could Rock Obama Re-Election Bid

AP | BEN FELLER | Posted 05.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — This is the economy election, right? Tell that to the world. President Barack Obama is getting another dose of the reality of his ...

Jennifer Bendery

Obama Goes On Offense On Energy, Gas Prices

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- At a time when Congressional Republicans are scrambling to find ways to blame him for rising gas prices, President Barack Obama on Monda...

Obama Strikes Back At GOP Critics On Gas Prices

AP | ANNE GEARAN | Posted 03.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama is hitting back at Republican criticism of his energy policies and his role in controlling gasoline prices. Obam...

Michael McAuliff

Senator Ups Ante, Says Keeping Obama Means $6.60 Gas

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans hit the accelerator on Wednesday with their charges that President Barack Obama is to blame for high gas prices, with one se...

Gas Prices Up, Car Profits Down

Steve Parker | Posted 05.02.2012 | Business
Steve Parker

Even though car sales are near doubling in some parts of the country, the result of high gas prices combined with those improved sales could mean lower profits for car companies doing business in the U.S.

Another Reason You Might Be Paying More At The Pump

Posted 03.02.2012 | Business

The latest reason you could be paying more at the pump? That Keystone XL pipeline. The controversial pipeline, which aims to move more than 800,00...

Michael McAuliff

Obama: Republicans 'Not Telling You The Truth' On Gas Prices

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- People who claim a lack of oil drilling is to blame for spiking gasoline prices are either dumb or dishonest, President Barack Obama arg...

Gas Prices and GOP Crocodile Tears

Edward Flattau | Posted 04.30.2012 | Politics
Edward Flattau

Despite all their handwringing, Republican lawmakers don't seem to care a jot about the misery of the motoring public other than to use it as a political cudgel to pound Obama.

It's A Gas! Free Gas Offered In Tough Times

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 02.24.2012 | Los Angeles

Cover your gas caps! That is, unless a person in blue approaches you with an offer to fill your gas tank -- for free! With gas prices in the Southl...

Allen West Mad At Obama

Posted 02.23.2012 | Politics

Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) is mad at President Obama because it cost him $70 to fill his Hummer up with gas. A few hours before Obama was set to spe...

GOP Deceptions About Gas Prices

Aaron Belkin | Posted 04.19.2012 | Politics
Aaron Belkin

Sure, another pipeline here and offshore rig there will enable us to ignore our addiction for a few more years, but if the Republicans really want to avoid returning to Bush-era gas prices over the long term, they need to support policies that address demand, not just supply.

GOP Candidate Seeks Comeback At The Pump

The Huffington Post | Leigh Owens | Posted 02.16.2012 | Green

Newt Gingrich is attempting to revive his faltering campaign for president by attacking President Barack Obama's energy policy. In a column in the ...

US Oil Production To Speed Up, Obama Announces

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE and DINA CAPPIELLO | Posted 07.14.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — Amid growing public unhappiness over gas prices, President Barack Obama is directing his administration to ramp up U.S. oil product...

Obama Weekly Address: End Tax Breaks For Oil And Gas Industry

Posted 06.30.2011 | Politics

JIM KUHNHENN, Associated Press WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama says oil companies are profiting from rising pump prices and he wants Congress t...

Chicago's Gas Prices Highest In U.S.

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 06.25.2011 | Chicago

Some Chicagoans are heading to the suburbs to fill up their tanks, as gas prices continue to climb in the city limits. According to the latest Lun...

Obama's Latest Obstacle

AP | MARK S. SMITH | Posted 06.23.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — With gas prices climbing and little relief in sight, President Barack Obama is scrambling to get ahead of the latest potential obst...

Palin Blames Obama For High Gas Prices

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin blasted President Obama in a Facebook post on Tuesday, accusing his administration of intentionally pushing energy ...

Sam Stein

Obama Opens Door On Short-Term Government Funding Measure

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans announced plans on Friday for another short-term government funding resolution, putting off concerns about a federal s...

Obama News Conference Scheduled To Address Rising Oil & Gas Prices

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The White House says President Barack Obama will address rising oil and gasoline prices at a news conference on Friday. Fuel prices have been risin...

Amanda Terkel

Haley Barbour's K Street Ties Complicate His Dig Against Obama

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As speculation grows about whether or not Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour (R) will jump into the 2012 presidential field, increased atten...

Obama's Windfall Taxes Shift: First Broken Promise?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Obama team's decision to drop the idea of forcing oil and natural gas companies to pay a tax on their windfall profits has caused a firestorm amon...

Gas Stations Won't Run Obama Ads

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Obama campaign yesterday announced it will run its "National Priorities" spot -- an attack on McCain for his ties to the oil industry -- on Gas St...

Sam Stein

New McCain Ad: Obama To Blame For High Gas Prices

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John McCain is out with a new campaign ad (his second attack spot in less than a week) with a message that is hardly discreet: Barack Obama is to blam...