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Energy / Gas Prices / Oil Drilling #900095

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 30, 2008
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(Studio: Campbell Brown) The political free for all over the issue of offshore oil drilling introduced.

(Washington: Joe Johns) The prospects Congress may do nothing about high gasoline prices examined; details given about the upcoming political conventions. [President BUSH - blames the Democrats over the offshore drilling bill.] [Public Citizen Tyson SLOCUM†- cites the politics rather than solutions in the energy debate.] [Senator Barack OBAMA - talks about Bush's energy plan.] [Senator John McCAIN - promotes drilling.]

(Studio: Campbell Brown) Live "Strategy Session" held with CNN's David Gergen, "Washington Times" columnist Tara Wall and CNN's Roland Martin about the energy crisis and the two presidential candidates. [GERGEN - says McCain has found his voice with the offshore drilling issue; suggests Obama has to put forth substantive proposals.] [WALL - comments on the drilling legislation and the need for leadership on the drilling issue.] [MARTIN - offers views on the energy issue.]

Brown, Campbell;
Johns, Joe

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