Gathered concentrated oil burns May 5 during a controlled fire in the Gulf of Mexico to prevent the spread of the slick from the spill. (MC2 Justin E. Stumberg/U.S. Navy/MCT)
Gathered concentrated oil burns May 5 during a controlled fire in the Gulf of Mexico to prevent the spread of the slick from the spill. (MC2 Justin E. Stumberg/U.S. Navy/MCT)
Gathered concentrated oil burns May 5 during a controlled fire in the Gulf of Mexico to prevent the spread of the slick from the spill. (MC2 Justin E. Stumberg/U.S. Navy/MCT)

Gulf oil spill spreads into U.S. politics

May 06, 2010 4:35 PM