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  • Fox News’ Brit Hume: President Barack Obama ‘unfairly blamed’ in oil spill; do you agree?

     
    Juan Williams said he felt like he was in an alternate universe.  The reason: The pundits on “Fox News Sunday” were sticking up for President Barack Obama about the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. The president will address the nation about the...
  • Gulf oil spill: Save accident evidence, congressional investigators say

     
    Two congressmen leading investigations into the April 20 Deepwater Horizon rig explosion asked Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen to "secure the chain of custody of the blowout preventer from the moment it is lifted from the well until it reaches......
  • Obama's Oval Office oil spill text remarks

     
    President Obama's speech text....
  • Transcript: Obama’s oil speech from Oval Office

     
    Tuesday night's speech was Barack Obama's first from the Oval Office. There's coverage throughout the website about the speech, but for those who missed the speech and would like to see the quotes in their full context, here is a transcript provided by...
  • Obama lays out Gulf "battle plan"

     
    President Obama's address, as prepared for delivery, is available after the jump.......
  • BP meeting underway at White House

     
    by Mike Memoli The final piece in a choreographed three-day series of events intended to showcase President Obama's handling of the Gulf oil crisis is now underway, as BP executives finally sit down with senior White House officials to discuss......
  • Gulf oil spill: Relief well is ahead of schedule

     
    Work on the relief well, the ultimate solution to stopping the gulf oil spill, is slightly ahead of schedule, and BP expects to be able to collect up to 80,000 barrels of oil a day by late July, Coast Guard......
  • Gulf oil spill: Oil collection up by about 25%

     
    Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen announced Friday that BP now estimates the amount of oil it is collecting from two makeshift containment systems on the broken well has increased to 25,000 barrels a day and by the end of the......
  • Joe Biden update: He safely escapes Hurricane Alex

     
    Democrat evades the year's first hurricane in time to fundraise in Ohio today....
  • Gulf Oil spill: Relief wells 101

     
    The gulf oil spill has offered the nation an often agonizing study course in the complexities of oil engineering. BP's errors have prompted anger and accusations of ineptitude. As the drilling of the relief wells progresses, Coast Guard Adm. Thad......
  • Gulf oil spill: Two deaths reported [updated]

     
    U.S. Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen, incident commander of the Deepwater Horizon disaster, said the deaths of two spill workers were reported Wednesday. One of the dead was from the "vessel of opportunity" program in which local boats are enlisted......