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Offshore Oil Another Red Herring?

By Susan Barnett

http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wamc/local-wamc-730786.mp3

Hudson Valley, NY – President Bush this week lifted a presidential ban on offshore oil drilling...and urged Congress to follow suit. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett spoke with Democratic Congressman Maurice Hinchey, a member of the Joint Economic Committee. He believes the outgoing president's latest action is pure politics .and he thinks an Obama administration could begin an economic turnaround fairly quickly.