Senate Rejects Mileage Standards
"The outcome highlighted the auto industry's power in Washington as well as the philosophical divide at the heart of the energy debate unfolding on the Senate floor. Particularly after Sept. 11, which brought home the dangers of U.S. entanglements in the Middle East, Democrats and Republicans say they want to promote energy independence. But Democrats generally favor conservation while the Bush administration emphasizes production..."
Thanks to Abhijeet Chavan