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Playing the blame game at the pump

As the cost for a gallon of gas threatens to climb even higher this summer, consumers are struggling to understand why and who's to blame. Who, or what, in your mind bears the most responsibility?

President Obama and Congress, who should ramp up domestic oil production. [79 votes] (37%)
 
Oil companies, trying to squeeze out more profits. [62 votes] (29%)
 
Iran, spooking the market by threatening to cut off oil shipments through the Strait of Hormuz. [27 votes] (13%)
 
Increased oil consumption and demand from developing countries around the globe. [46 votes] (21%)
 
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