Obama Gets Fossil-Fuels Boost After Green-Jobs Revolution Fades

Obama Gets Fossil-Fuels Boost After Green-Jobs Revolution Fades

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President Barack Obama tours an oil production field in Maljamar, New Mexico. The boom in oil and natural gas is setting up an election-year irony: a green-energy president who is getting a boost from fossil fuels.