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Obama Uses Oil Spill to Promote Energy Policy

JUNE 16, 2010

“President Obama summoned Americans on Tuesday to a ‘national mission’ to move away from reliance on oil and develop alternative sources of energy, casting the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico as an imperative for Congress to act quickly to overcome ‘a lack of political courage and candor.’” (New York Times, Wednesday)

Summer rerun: a president calls for energy policy.

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