After negotiating a tricky stretch of road, the Obama campaign may be easing into the straightaway in the gas-driven presidential race. News on Monday of a delay in the planned closure of the largest refinery on the East Coast could mean an end to skyrocketing gas prices. And that would effectively take the wind out of a forceful Republican line of attack -- that the president is to be blamed for $4 a gallon gas, arguably the most visible price in the American economy today.
White House race hits final stretch in storm’s wake (via AFP) US President Barack Obama was to return to the campaign trail Thursday after a hiatus imposed by the devastating cyclone Sandy as East Coast residents confronted the daun... Read Post
The supply of gasoline, diesel and jet fuel into the East Coast came to a halt on Monday as Hurricane Sandy forced two-thirds of the region’s refineries to close. Sandy has also forced the closure of its biggest pipeline, and most m... Read Post