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Oil Liability

Sam Stein

Sen. Menendez Scores Important Victory In Lifting BP's Liability Cap

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

After weeks of inaction and Republican obstruction, Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) finally scored a victory on Wednesday when a Senate committee approv...

Sam Stein

Dorgan: Exxon Valdez Legacy Looms Over BP Liability Debate

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The lessons of the Exxon Valdez disaster have made members of Congress increasingly insecure about the promises made by BP to cover the total cost of ...

Sam Stein

Obama Urges GOP To 'Stop Playing Special Interest Politics' On Oil Liability

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama urged Senate Republicans on Tuesday to "stop playing special interest politics" and allow a vote on legislation that would dras...

Sam Stein

Inhofe Blocks Second Dem Attempt To Raise Oil Company Liability (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

For the second time in less than a week, a Republican senator has blocked efforts by Democratic leadership to raise the cap on the economic damages th...

Sam Stein

Democrats Reject GOP Counter-Offer On BP Liability

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senate Democrats on Monday rejected a Republican legislative counter-offer to the BP crisis that would raise an oil company's liability for economic d...