High gasoline prices spark political furor

High gasoline prices in the US have sparked a political furor in a presidential election year.Republicans in US Congress have stepped up pressure on the administration of Pres. Bill Clinton over rising gasoline prices.In addition to scheduling five oversight hearings last week on issues related to higher gasoline prices (OGJ Online, June 23, 2000), Republicans have not only lambasted the Clinton administration in general, they have singled out presidential aspirant and Vice-Pres. Al Gore for criticism. Texas Gov. George Bush, the Republican presidential candidate, said that Gore's 1992 book, Earth in the Balance, advocated higher gasoline prices. Bush said, "Now [that] the price of ga...

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