Big oil wields ultra deep influence

By Laura Peterson

Legislators push for energy industry tax breaks, regulatory changes to hunt for oil at the bottom of the sea

Excerpts from this story referencing "House of Representatives":

"… hey consider proprietary technology. According to documents filed with the House of Representatives, ExxonMobil lobbied on H.R. 238 in 2003, although the documents don't say …"

FACT CHECK: Bogus oil claims by Crossroads GPS

By FactCheck.Org

Nonprofit group Crossroads GPS gets Obama administration energy policy facts wrong

Excerpts from this story referencing "New Mexico":

"… ;to run the 30-second spot on national cable TV and in TV markets in Ohio, New Mexico and Nevada, where the president was pitching his energy policies this week …"

Fact Watch: Playing politics with gasoline prices; both parties make questionable claims

By FactCheck.Org

Democrats and Republicans both demagogue the gasoline price issue

K Street lobbyists carry water for OPEC

By Kevin Bogardus

Disclosure filings indicate massive spending on lobbying by oil-rich countries

Did taxpayers lose on deal for oil field?

By Josey Ballenger, Nathaniel Heller and Knut Royce

WASHINGTON, October 27, 2000 — "For the last eight years, I have had the challenge of running the streamlining program called 'Reinventing

Excerpts from this story referencing "Washington, D.C.":

"… he Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. Bumpers, now a lawyer in Washington, D.C., contends the public was ripped off.“I was, and still am, strongly oppos …"

"… out Thomas Stauffer, a retired Harvard professor and petroleum engineer in Washington, D.C. “It had been producing for ages, not necessarily well run, but there sho …"