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May 12th, 2011
12:37 PM ET

Oil execs on Senate hot seat

The Senate Finance Committee will hold a hearing called "Oil and Gas Tax Incentives and Rising Energy Prices". Why does gas need to cost $4plus/gallon? Do these big oil companies deserve tax breaks and subsidies? CNN's American Morning speaks with Jack Gerard: President and CEO, American Petroleum Institute and Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) who says it is vital to cut oil subsidies.

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  1. pamela

    We are already paying right at 4 dollars a gallon for gas–my question is–how much did this appearance before the Senate cost us honest, hard working Americans–

    May 13, 2011 at 6:26 am |