Politics & Government

March 31, 2010 6:23 PM

Who'd Obama please with his offshore oil drilling plan?

President Barack Obama's announcement Wednesday that he'll lift bans on new drilling for oil and natural gas off much of the U.S. coastline drew criticism from environmentalists and only a lukewarm welcome from Republicans. Obama called the proposal only one part of a broad strategy to reduce foreign oil dependence and enact climate-change policy.

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