GOP Senate Leader Wants Oil Profits Investigated

“Oil industry executives will be summoned to Capitol Hill to explain why gasoline prices are so high–the latest effort by Republican lawmakers to head off political fallout from high fuel costs. Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist (R-Tenn.) called Thursday for hearings into fuel prices, becoming the second congressional Republican leader this week to raise questions about the soaring profits of an industry that long has been a GOP ally.” (Los Angeles Times, Friday)

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” Economic Power” by Joseph S. Fulda