Energy Debate in Congress

Energy Debate in Congress

Election year politics fuel new energy tactics in the Congress. Tuesday House Democrats passed a bill to ease the ban on off-shore drilling and increase alternative energy use, while Republicans called the measure a political trick.

Election year politics fuel new energy tactics in the Congress. Tuesday House Democrats passed a bill to ease the ban on off-shore drilling and increase alternative energy use, while Republicans called the measure a political trick.

Guests

David Sandalow

senior fellow at the Brookings Institution; author "Freedom from Oil;" served as an assistant secretary of state and senior director on the National Security Council staff in the Clinton administration

Sara Banaszak

senior economist, American Petroleum Institute

Chris Holly

reporter, "The Energy Daily"

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