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  • GM Cuts Jobs, Truck Production

     
    GM president and chief operating officer Fritz Henderson confirmed Tuesday what most have thought for some time. "When the price of oil tops $145 a barrel, it's obvious the shift in mix from full-size SUVs and pickup trucks is permanent,"......
  • The Price of Status

     
    The new must-have status symbol in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, is a prestigious license plate number for an ultra-luxury car, and money is no object....
  • Bernanke: Pricey gas not from chicanery

     
    by Frank James Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke spent much of his time on Capitol Hill today discussing the Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac crisis as well as the outlook for the nation's economy. However, in his prepared testimony and......
  • Bush: Economy won't 'change on a dime'

     
    by Mark Silva President Bush, asserting that the American banking system remains strong at a time of troubling bank failures, today declined to predict when the economy will regain steam. "I'm not an economist... But I do believe that we're......
  • Obama: Iraq War a distraction

     
    by Mike Dorning On the eve of a trip to foreign capitals in the Middle East and Europe, Barack Obama delivered a lengthy foreign policy address today that sharpens distinctions with John McCain over Iraq. He left no doubt that,......
  • GOP congressmen on energy tour

     
    by Matthew Hay Brown House Minority Leader John Boehner and 10 fellow GOP congressmen left Washington this morning for Alaska, where they plan to spend the weekend highlighting the domestic energy production potential at settings such as the Arctic...
  • Can Gore change political climate?

     
    by William Neikirk Former Vice President Al Gore returned to the nation's capital today to issue a stunning challenge: The United States must abandon fossil fuels in generating electricity over the next decade to conquer the danger of global......
  • AP: Maliki playing domestic politics

     
    With much effort at the WH, McCain campaign, CentCom today going into suggesting that Maliki really didn't mean to praise Obama's withdrawal plan, AP's Baghdad bureau chief goes the other way -- not only did he mean it, he was......
  • Report: McCain to oil derrick!!! (Updated)

     
    McCain is apparently planning to try to pull off a campaign appearance on an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico to talk about offshore drilling -- he claimed today that Bush's support of offshore drilling had forced down......
  • Swamp Sunrise

     
    Good morning. Here are a few Washington events of note for Tuesday, July 22. Oilman T. Boone Pickens and others are testifying about energy security before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. Paul Atkins is making his final......
  • Natural Gas Coming to a Station Near You?

     
    It began with Texas oilman T. Boone Pickens' proposal to move natural gas use from power generation to the transportation sector. Now both Republicans and Democrats are jumping on the bandwagon. Rep. Rahm Emanuel (D-Ill.) and Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.).....