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Populism vs. Reform [VIDEO]

It is easy to spot the losers in the environmental catastrophe caused by the ongoing oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Oil covered wildlife, out of work fishermen, and BP CEO Tony Hayward are all characterized by the same painfully bemused expression. While the Deepwater Horizon 100 yard stare is common to those bearing the brunt of the oil spill�s fallout, elected officials hoping to make political hay out of the disaster have a decidedly different look. They are full of measured outrage to be sure, but they are also characterized by the type of lean, hungry appearance that has, at least according to Shakespeare, been the hallmark of politicians since Roman times.

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Hayward Remains Head of BP, Despite What Russians Think

Despite what Russia�s Deputy Prime Minister may have said, BP officials insisted on Monday that Chief Executive Officer Tony Hayward will remain.

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Clean energy calls for bipartisanship

– By Senator Mark Udall (D-Colo.) This post was first published in The Hill’s Congress Blog. If ever there were a wake-up call about the need to move to a clean and balanced energy future, it would be the oil gushing into the Gulf of Mexico after BP�s Deepwater Horizon accident. The answer to what…

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The Alternative Agenda: What to Look For This Week in Green Energy

When will BP’s Tony Hayward be ousted and will Bob Dudley replace him? Are greentech IPO’s going to suffer? Will Spain cut solar subsidies?

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Too Good to Miss: Rep. Joe Barton Apologizes for “$20B Shakedown”

Rep. Joe Barton, R-Tex., apologizes to BP CEO Tony Hayward for the “$20 billion shakedown” by the White House to compensate Gulf spill victims.

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