Steven Mufson

Washington Post

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Steven Mufson is a staff writer covering energy and other financial news for the Washington Post. He is also the author of Keystone XL: Down the Line.

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In 1972, California clinched the presidential nomination for Democrat George McGovern. Since then, the biggest state has become an ATM for candidates of both parties.

California Gets Back into Presidential Politics

In 1972, California clinched the presidential nomination for Democrat George McGovern. Since then, the biggest state has become an ATM for candidates of both parties.

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Shareholders of ExxonMobil, the world’s largest oil and gas producer, voted to break with management on the issue of climate change.

ExxonMobil management is at odds with shareholders over climate change

Shareholders of ExxonMobil, the world’s largest oil and gas producer, voted to break with management on the issue of climate change.

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In advance of his speech to Congress tomorrow, President Trump said he wants a budget that slashes expenses for various agency budgets at the same it substantially increases defense…

Trump proposes a boost to defense, cuts everywhere else

In advance of his speech to Congress tomorrow, President Trump said he wants a budget that slashes expenses for various agency budgets at the same it substantially increases defense…

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Closing arguments began today in the trial against the three white men charged with murdering Ahmaud Arbery, a Black man, in Brunswick, Georgia.

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