“Progress, Compromise, or Conservative Obstruction” by Center for American Progress:
September 04, 2008, 1:00am
On Monday, after the national political conventions have ended, Congress will return to Washington. Topping a packed schedule is energy policy, spurred by the pain of a summer of record gas prices. Conservatives have focused on preventing an extension of the moratorium on offshore drilling, which is slated to expire on Sept. 30.