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Obama Oil Prices

Obama To Unveil New Plan To Address Oil Prices

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 06.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama pushed Congress Tuesday to give oil market regulators more muscle to deter price manipulation by speculators...

Payola for the Most Profitable Corporations in History

Bill McKibben | Posted 06.05.2012 | Green
Bill McKibben

There's a problem: the very word "subsidies" makes American eyes glaze over. If due attention is to be paid, we have to figure out a language in which to talk about them that will make it clear just how loony our policy is.

Republican Arguments Running Out of Gas

Josh Molofsky | Posted 05.26.2012 | Politics
Josh Molofsky

The reality is that the president has very little control over oil prices. The upcoming summer "driving season," Iran's threat to close the Strait of Hormuz and the ramped up rhetoric on Iran's nuclear program all have a hand in the game.

Lucia Graves

Romney Economists Back Away From Romney Gas Price Rhetoric

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 03.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney on the campaign trail has chided President Barack Obama for failing to curb prices at the pump, even as prominent economists...

Lucia Graves

Energy Secretary Gives Himself A Grade For Department's Handling Of Oil And Gas Prices

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Energy Secretary Steven Chu said Tuesday that the Department of Energy deserves "better than an A-" for its role in reducing the price o...

Earth to Newt: Tar Sands Oil = High Gas Prices

Carl Pope | Posted 05.10.2012 | Green
Carl Pope

Gingrich has pledged that if he is elected, gas prices will be reduced to $2 or $2.50 gallon. Were this to happen, however, no one would be more unhappy than TransCanada, the builder of the Keystone Pipeline.

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...

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...

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...