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Sen. Dianne Feinstein asks the FTC to investigate a 30-cent rise in California gasoline prices...

Sen. Dianne Feinstein asks the FTC to investigate a 30-cent rise in California gasoline prices since the start of the month, saying prices rose after the fire at Chevron's refinery in Richmond, Calif., even though the incident has not led to a shortage in supply that could justify the price increase. Gasoline prices have increased across the U.S., but Feinstein says they've risen faster in California.
Comments (16)
  • jeff skilling is getting out early...
    28 Aug 2012, 04:45 PM Reply Like
  • Thank you! That made me laugh out loud. :-)
    28 Aug 2012, 04:53 PM Reply Like
  • What a typical grandstanding political panderer. Prices have gone up nationwide by similar amounts. Must be a conspiracy. Of course.
    28 Aug 2012, 04:50 PM Reply Like
  • Laugh if you want but anyone who DOESN'T think gas prices are manipulated is just a fool. However, I do agree this is political grandstanding by Sen. Feinstein.
    28 Aug 2012, 04:52 PM Reply Like
  • its george bush's fault...
    28 Aug 2012, 04:50 PM Reply Like
  • Obama: I didn't do it. I am just playing it safe. Its all Bush's fault. The new hurricane was created by Bush.
    28 Aug 2012, 04:57 PM Reply Like
  • los:


    The hurricane is a godsend to Dems and their media supporters because they'll channel all attention away from convention, all week, if possible.
    28 Aug 2012, 05:00 PM Reply Like
  • Trust anyone but lawyers like Obama. They sell anything but truth.
    28 Aug 2012, 06:33 PM Reply Like
  • Feinstein


    28 Aug 2012, 04:58 PM Reply Like
  • how can our country stand pols like this? Feinstein -the epitome of a liberal hypocrite causing untold misery for the common man from high energy prices to a disaster economy. drive across the border to AZ
    and the prices drop a whole buck - why - fricking CA taxes
    28 Aug 2012, 05:02 PM Reply Like
  • Lets see is lowered...demand a constant....prices up....what am I missing here...?...the new supply to fill the void has to be trucked in from farther away....there are costs involved in that....Feinstein does not have enough common sense to connect the dots...but she gets to Washington how...?
    28 Aug 2012, 05:03 PM Reply Like
  • california is simply just a cess-pool of stupidity. sorry if i offended anyone, but everytime i visit i find myself asking why i went there again.
    28 Aug 2012, 05:12 PM Reply Like
  • Actually, it's a fabulous place to visit, as long as somebody else is paying for it, locally.
    28 Aug 2012, 05:13 PM Reply Like
  • its a beautiful place to visit, which is why i go. but the people and ideological dribble coming out of the liberal people there is dumbfounding. although, i guess chuck schumer isn't any better.
    28 Aug 2012, 05:17 PM Reply Like
  • Senator Feinstein should direct her questions to her boss in the White House if she'd like to know why gas prices are so high and not just this month in California.
    28 Aug 2012, 09:06 PM Reply Like
  • She is as useless as Obama.
    28 Aug 2012, 11:30 PM Reply Like
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