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States look to cash in on offshore drilling; bill would aid re-election bid of Lousiana's Mary Landrieu

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Coastal states stand to bring in cash from offshore drilling through a Senate shuffle that would promote Mary Landrieu of Louisiana to chairwoman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. Landrieu has been pushing a bill that would allow those states to grab a share of the federal revenue from offshore oil and gas drilling. The legislation has been one of the Democrat's...