Republicans are holding payroll tax cuts hostage to their scheme to approve an environmentally devastating oil pipeline extension.
An estimated 12,000 tar sands protesters encircled the White House, Nov. 6, chanting, "Stop the pipeline, stop the greed, and give the people what they need."
Building Trades unions are backing - and transit unions opposing - the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline, from the tar sands of the Canadian province of Alberta to the oil refineries of the U.S. Gulf Coast.
A group of public education advocates have begun a movement to tax oil extraction throughout the state of California.
There's a big fight happening in Washington over oil company subsidies.
Today marks one year since 11 workers were killed in the BP Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico.
The U.S. can neither depend on foreign sources of oil nor will it ever produce enough on its own to cover its needs, Obama said.
In a move called "wise and sensible, the Obama administration announced yesterday that it is withdrawing plans for expanding oil drilling in the Gulf and Atlantic Ocean.
The flood of secret corporate contributions into Republican campaign coffers is bigger than ever in the final week before Election Day.
The right-wing American Enterprise Institute and two centrist-liberal groups have announced a "post-partisan" clean energy plan - is this for real?