Dan Froomkin: As Oil Profits Soar, Obama Seeks Political WedgeQuicklink submitted by Sheila Samples Permalink
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|Republicans have consistently rebuffed Obama's call to trim back some $4 billion in annual subsidies to the industry. In fact, the oil industry's grip on the entire Republican Party -- and some Democrats, as well -- is so firm that an actual repeal of the subsidies at this point still remains highly unlikely.|
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