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Senate Energy Committee
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A federal program designed to foster clean energy technology has produce a toxic by-product: fiscal waste.
The White House's nominee to a top energy post withdrew on Monday, conceding defeat in a fight that had turned into a major battleground for President Obama's climate agenda.
President Obama's nominee to head an obscure but powerful energy panel is in deep trouble on Capitol Hill, but the White House said Thursday it's still standing by Ron Binz in what is shaping up to be a major battle over Mr. Obama's climate agenda.
President Obama's nominee to head the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission asked top officials at BP oil company to lobby on his behalf, further expanding the list of lobbyists and former lobbyists Ron Binz has worked with as he's tried to win the chairmanship of the obscure but powerful panel, new emails released late Monday showed.
EXCLUSIVE: President Obama's nominee to head the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is coordinating his campaign with two lobbyists for energy companies, a Democratic strategy firm and several other green-technology strategists, according to emails that show an unprecedented effort to gain a position on the obscure board.
President Obama's pick to head the Energy Department offered something for everyone during Senate confirmation hearings.