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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.
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