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Energy / Gas Prices

Gasoline is Expensive - Deal with it

Gasoline is Expensive - Deal with it

Apr 18, 2012 at 17:31 | Daniel J. Graeber

The White House announced it was getting into the commodities game in an effort to protect consumers from some of the geopolitical factors spilling over into the retail gasoline market.…

Don't Believe David Frum, War with Iran will not Lower Gas Prices

Don't Believe David Frum, War with Iran will not Lower Gas Prices

Apr 18, 2012 at 17:11 | Juan Cole

I caught Republican strategist David Frum speaking on Erin Burnett’s magazine show on CNN Tuesday evening. I looked, but I couldn’t find a transcript yet, so this is from memory.…

So far High Gasoline Prices are not Affecting Inflation

So far High Gasoline Prices are not Affecting Inflation

Apr 16, 2012 at 17:19 | Ed Dolan

Recently many commentators have worried that rising gasoline prices will derail the fragile recovery of the U.S. economy. The latest inflation report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows…

Cheaper Gas for your SUV, Wade through the Politics

Cheaper Gas for your SUV, Wade through the Politics

Apr 08, 2012 at 10:06 | Jen Alic

Gas will play a significant role in the November election in the United States, and though there has been a recent gain in biofuels that could lead to some

U.S. Corn-Ethanol Gas Push: Small Step in a Grand Project

U.S. Corn-Ethanol Gas Push: Small Step in a Grand Project

Apr 05, 2012 at 17:22 | Jen Alic

As efforts to reduce US dependence on foreign fuel imports gain momentum, along with soaring gas prices, the federal government is moving towards allowing the wide distribution of gasoline mixed…

In Search of Big Oil Backing Romney Blames Obama for High Gas Prices

In Search of Big Oil Backing Romney Blames Obama for High Gas Prices

Apr 04, 2012 at 17:21 | Juan Cole

After his wins on Tuesday, Mitt Romney is clearly the Republican standard bearer in the 2012 election, and he is already flailing about attempting to find some mud to throw…

Several Reasons Why Gasoline Prices are so High

Several Reasons Why Gasoline Prices are so High

Mar 25, 2012 at 10:31 | Brian Westenhaus

When President Obama took office, regular gasoline cost $1.85 a gallon. Now its hit $4.00 per gallon in many cities, and some analysts predict it could reach $5.00 or more…

Republicans Back Sanctions Against Iran, but Blame Obama for High Gas Prices

Republicans Back Sanctions Against Iran, but Blame Obama for High Gas Prices

Mar 22, 2012 at 18:30 | Juan Cole

President Barack Obama campaigned on energy issues on Wednesday, visiting a handful of oil wellheads on Federal land in New Mexico and a solar installation in Boulder City, Nevada.…

Energy Secretary Chu was Right, US Gas Prices Need to be Higher

Energy Secretary Chu was Right, US Gas Prices Need to be Higher

Mar 19, 2012 at 16:45 | Ed Dolan

Why would a president want to bring an eminent scientist like Energy Secretary Steven Chu into government? In the hope, one would suppose, that he would speak truth to power.…

The Ugly Politics of Higher Gasoline Prices

The Ugly Politics of Higher Gasoline Prices

Mar 18, 2012 at 09:20 | Gary Hunt

The impacts of higher oil and gasoline prices are beginning to ripple across the economy.  Wells Fargo Economics reported today that higher energy prices increased the producer price index (

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