Gulf Oil Spill Politics Spreads Across Country

As BP promises progress on the oil spill, the political maneuvering set off by the catastrophe continues to flow through to campaigns around the nation. In states directly affected by the spill, many incumbent politicians have seized on the opportunity created by this crisis. "They've used it to political advantage while doing their jobs, frankly," said Jennifer Duffy, a senior editor for the Cook Political Report. "It's a great and unfortunate but unique opportunity to demonstrate...Full Story
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