More Offshore Drilling Articles

  • Terry McAuliffe's choice: Economic growth or a major donor?

    Virginia Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe has a difficult choice: Does he sign a bill that would create jobs, boost state revenue and reduce energy prices, or does he kill the bill and side with his billionaire campaign donor? Right now, a bill to lift the ban on offshore drilling in Virginia...

  • BP to expand U.S. offshore drilling

    It didn't take long for BP to get back into the offshore drilling game. The oil giant spent $41.6 million to net 24 government contracts to expand its Gulf of Mexico drilling operations, the Interior Department announced Wednesday. It comes less than a week after an agreement was reached to...

  • BP reaches deal with EPA to end federal suspension

    BP once again can do business with the federal government following an agreement regarding the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, the Environmental Protection Agency announced Thursday. The oil giant had been blocked from obtaining federal contracts since November 2012,...

  • Will Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe pass the bipartisanship test?

    Like many citizens across the country, Virginians are increasingly frustrated with their government. They feel that the political parties are so far from each other, politically, that they cannot come together on anything, even the simplest of things that forward the common interest. To many...



From the Weekly Standard

  • Why the New York Times Poll Is Bogus

    The Arkansas Senate race has been close in virtually every serious poll. The Republican challenger, Tom Cotton, probably had a small lead a month or so ago; after a massive negative assault on him...

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  • Hustle Is Overrated

    The Bryce Harper-Mike Trout showdown is underway and the outcome is, well, inconclusive. In round one Monday night, the Nationals leftfielder walked and went hitless in three at bats while the...

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  • Kennedy’s Question

    We often think of the Constitution as a two-part document: first the original 1787 text, which primarily establishes the government’s structure; and then the amendments, which primarily set...

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