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To Increase Domestic Production, Oil Companies Should Use The 60 Million Acres They Are Leasing

Oil and gas companies are currently sitting on approximately 60 million acres of oil and gas leases that are going unused. At the same time they are holding back on domestic production, these same oil companies are reaping record profits from high gas prices.  And Republicans are protecting this shell game, at a high cost…


DPCC Memo: Myths vs. Facts On Gas Prices

Despite Republican attempts to change the facts, the truth is that domestic oil production has increased under the Obama Administration. Facts that Republicans are conveniently ignoring? (1) The Republican spending proposal takes a third of the cops policing the oil markets off the beat, making it more likely that speculators will drive up prices; and…