Big Oil Before Congress: Just a Show Trial?

The top executives of the nation's largest oil companies are once again being summoned before Congress to testify about the skyrocketing cost of gasoline. But even before they were sworn in, the price of oil started to climb even higher. Oil spiked overnight Tuesday and traded above $133 a barrel Wednesday, up more than $4 from yesterday's close. Oil prices have doubled in the last year and that has been passed on to Americans at the pump. The average price of a gallon of regular gas now...Full Story
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