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Halliburton Critics Question Gas Profits
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Vice President Dick Cheney's former employer, the energy company Halliburton, is reaping big profits from reconstruction contracts in Iraq. Halliburton subsidiary is coming under fire for the gas prices it's charging the Pentagon. And some in Congress are questioning the ethics of even awarding contracts to Halliburton, which continues to provide severance pay for the vice president. NPR's Peter Overby reports.

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