The Tale of Rising Gas Prices

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Gas prices just keep on going up, up, up, and the average American's wallet keeps getting thinner, thinner, thinner. Congress is set to return back to session next week, and try to remedy the situation.  But is there anything they can really do to lower gas prices, and haven't we all seen this same movie before?

The Takeaway's Washington correspondent, Todd Zwillich, looks at the upcoming political debate over gas prices.

Guests:

Todd Zwillich

Produced by:

David J Fazekas

Comments [2]

jon

ok so we have enough gas to ethier last us about 200 years or get us out of debt which is about $14trillion which we are sitting on right now in the U.S why dont we drill here so we dont all go poor from the 4 dollar gas prices and live " the American dream" if there so called is an " American dream"

Apr. 27 2011 04:12 PM
Peg

What's the problem with understanding that oil is a finite resource which the whole world is gobbling. Every nation wants more oil and it's rapidly running out. There is no solution to this problem. Gas prices will rise no matter what congress or the president does. And some day soon, we'll use it all.

Apr. 27 2011 07:49 AM

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