Put Your Gas Where Your Mouth Is?

Plenty of senators are criticizing America's addiction to oil and the need for greater fuel efficiency, yet what are they driving?
April 28, 2006, 7am PDT | David Gest
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"Gas prices have gone above $3 a gallon again, and that means it's time for another round of congressional finger-pointing.

'Since George Bush and Dick Cheney took over as president and vice president, gas prices have doubled!' charged Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.), standing at an Exxon station on Capitol Hill where regular unleaded hit $3.10. 'They are too cozy with the oil industry.'

She then hopped in a waiting Chrysler LHS (18 mpg) -- even though her Senate office was only a block away."

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Published on Thursday, April 27, 2006 in The Washington Post
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