The picture there shows President Bush and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) smiling during a recent ceremony honoring the Tuskegee Airmen. The two might not have as much to bond over if Pelosi moves forward with her pledge to bring a proposal to raise fuel economy standards to the House floor next month, which could pave the way for Bush to decide whether or not he's going to veto the bill.
With record-high prices at American gas pumps, some Democrats in Congress are looking to put a hold on record-high oil company profits. There were hearings on House Resolution 1252 today, a bill that would "protect consumers from price-gouging of gasoline and other fuels." Sponsored by Rep. Bart Stupak of Michigan and known as the "Federal Price Gouging Prevention Act," the law aims to make it "unlawful for any person to sell crude oil, gasoline, natural gas, or petroleum distillates at a price
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