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  • Goldberg: Obama's pump debacle

    As gasoline prices climb, President Obama's poll numbers plummet. In February, a Washington Post/ABC poll had Obama up 6 points against Mitt Romney. Monday's poll has him down 2. According to the polls, gas prices are a huge part of the story,...
  • Romney, Santorum trade jabs ahead of Illinois Republican primary

    Romney, Santorum trade jabs ahead of Illinois Republican primary
    Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney began a Sunday campaign blitz by criticizing President Barack Obama for administration policies that he said boosted gas prices and said he backed more drilling for domestic oil and the Keystone pipeline....
  • Romney, Santorum make final push for Illinois Republican votes

    Romney, Santorum make final push for Illinois Republican votes
    ROCKFORD -- Republican presidential candidates Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum are criss-crossing Illinois today in a final push for votes before Tuesday's presidential primary election. Romney gave a speech at the University of Chicago in which he...
  • McManus: Fuming about gas

    McManus: Fuming about gas
    When the price of gasoline rises, the supply of hot air expands. Just look at the recent GOP attacks blaming President Obama for prices that exceed $4 a gallon in some parts of the country. Not only is Obama responsible, according to some Republicans,...
  • U.S. government buys its first electric vehicles

     
    The federal government handed over the keys to a handful of electric vehicles it purchased Tuesday. The 116 cars -- a mixture of Chevrolet Volts, Nissan Leafs and Think Cities -- are the first electric vehicles to be purchased by......
  • Natural gas fracking needs to be monitored, panel says

     
    Fracking report: The assessment was the Obama administration's first major pronouncement on the coast-to-coast shale gas boom that has raised concerns about the risks to underground water supplies from the mixture of sand, water and chemicals injected...
  • Obama was warned of loan dangers long before Solyndra sank

     
    Tim Geithner and Lawrence Summers warned Obama about the dangers of Energy Secy. Stephen Chu's loan program vetting process....
  • Yucca Mountain on hold

    Yucca Mountain on hold
    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) has been called many things during his 22-year Senate career, but the name that sticks when the issue of nuclear power comes up is "NIMBY." That's because Reid has fought tirelessly to block construction of a...
  • Senate ready to grill Chu, Salazar

     
    by Jim Tankersley Barack Obama is done appointing his Cabinet. Now come the questions. The Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee announced today it will dive into confirmation hearings on Energy Secretary nominee Steven Chu and Interior...
  • Senatorial deference: Unsworn Hill

     
    Steven Chu, who once won a Nobel prize, was sworn in at his confirmation hearing as Energy Secretary today. Hillary Clinton, whose truth telling was investigated by an independent counsel and a grand jury, was not sworn in at......
  • Arne Duncan inspires Republican lovefest

     
    by Frank James Arne Duncan's confirmation hearing to be the incoming Obama Administration's Education Secretary could have easily been confused for a lovefest. Or the peaceable kingdom with the lion laying down with the lamb. Because the atmosphere was...