NY Times: White House officials are preparing for Republicans to use consumer angst about the cost of oil and gas to condemn his energy programs and buttress their argument that his economic policies are not working.
His improved outlook owes to a better economic picture, but a perennial bugaboo threatens to erase those gains and weaken his chances at reelection: spiking gas prices. Gas prices have jumped 29 cents per gallon since December, according to the Energy
by GLENN FARLEY / KING 5 News SEATTLE — As high as gas prices are right now in the Pacific Northwest, brace yourself for worse. Between international crude oil prices and the Cherry Point refinery fire last week, we'll likely see a big jump in prices
Republicans draw battle lines over gas prices * Gasoline prices above $4 a gallon in Calif. * Oil prices at nine-month high (Recasts, adds details, background) By Ayesha Rascoe WASHINGTON, Feb 21 (Reuters) – US gasoline prices surged nearly 7 cents in
The White House seemed to play defense today against Republican presidential candidates criticizing President Obama's handling of gas prices, which at more than $3.50 per gallon, are the highest they've ever been this