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June 23, 2011 President Obama's tapping of the nation's strategic oil reserve will give many congressional Democrats what they've been asking for. But it is likely to heighten criticism of him by congressional Republicans who have bashed him for not doing more to promote domestic production.
June 23, 2011 The move is aimed at offsetting some of the losses due to recent unrest in North Africa and the Middle East. It's only the third time that the U.S. and other members of the International Energy Agency have acted together to tap reserves.
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