Administration Clears Way for Expanded Offshore Drilling

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During his campaign for President, Democrat Barack Obama promised to protect America's coastlines. Republican opponent Sarah Palin chanted "Drill, baby, drill."  Today, President Obama proposed new federal leases for oil and gas exploration in the Atlantic Ocean. Ben Geman writes "E2 Wire," the environment and energy blog of the Capitol newspaper, The Hill.

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Guest:
Ben Geman - National Journal - @Ben_Geman

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Warren Olney

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Darrell Satzman, Katie Cooper, Karen Radziner