Nancy Pelosi took over as Speaker of the House in January, 2007. The U.S. national average for regular conventional gasoline was $2.13.
On Sunday, September 14, the national average is $3.82 – an increase of $1.69 a gallon.
Good work, Nancy.
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Here in Florida, despite the news reports that gasoline supply is not affected by Hurricane Ike, and despite the fact that the wholesale price of crude has dropped below $100 a barrel, the price of gasoline has risen about 30-cents a gallon in the areas I see. The state is getting all kinds of complaints about price gouging.
The Democrats blamed Bush and the Republican Congress for the economy – let’s see if they can accept blame for the economy under their watch.