Wednesday, March 7, 2012

The public spreads the blame for rising gas prices, according to a Pew Research Center for People and the Press poll, with 18 percent of respondents primarily blaming President Obama or his administration, 14 percent citing the oil companies or domestic oil producers, and 11 percent pointing to Iran.
At a campaign stop in North Dakota, GOP candidate Mitt Romney spoke in support of hydraulic fracturing (ABC) and against attempts to regulate it. While in Georgia, Newt Gingrich touched on Afghanistan (TheHill), saying the recent upheaval was cause for a re-evaluation of U.S. policy.
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