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McCain goes to source to make drilling pitch




Republican presidential candidate John McCain flew out to an offshore oil rig co-owned by Chevron and Exxon to tout his support for increased offshore drilling, which he said would not only lower gas prices but also lower food prices, according to the AP.

In response, Democrats compared him to Jed Clampett of "The Beverly Hillbillies." And not in a good way. To read more click here.

--Craig Pittman

[Last modified: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 10:08am]


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