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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...

Sam Stein

Obama Introduces Oil Spill Recovery Bill, Won't Pinpoint New Cap On Economic Damages

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The White House is sending a comprehensive legislative proposal to Capitol Hill that is designed to help abate the economic, climate and even nutritio...