Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) called on Tuesday for an investigation into oil price manipulation. He also proposed a 30-day deadline for federal regulators to use emergency powers to curb excessive speculation in crude oil markets.
The Republican Party decided to bring out the author of the controversial Blunt Amendment, that thankfully was killed in the Senate last month, which would have allowed employers to deny coverage of health services to their employees on the basis of
During this week's Republican response to President Obama's Weekly Address, we got more of the same with their solutions on energy and gas prices, which is "drill baby drill", pretending that the Keystone XL pipeline is going to create tons of jobs,
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) says that the soaring gas prices are the fault of oil speculators on Wall Street. "Ten years ago oil speculators controlled about 30 percent of the oil futures market," Sanders explained. "Today Wall Street
I find it hard to believe that these are the only people involved. To people like this, $50 million is small change. My guess is, this is just the tip of the iceberg. After all, oil speculation is a major factor in the rising cost of food,
[media id=7092] From 60 Minutes. The entire segment can be seen here. More results from Dick Cheney's secret energy task force? Or just more proof th