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Will High Gas Prices Hurt Obama?

Oil hit a 9-month high yesterday thanks to Iran halting exports to Europe in advance of a ban on Persian oil. Pundits have in recent days been crowing that the resulting higher gas prices, which could go above $4 a gallon within the next few weeks if tensions in Iran continue, could hurt the presidents’ election prospects. Republicans like John Boehner are urging conservative politicians to embrace “pump anger.
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