Congress Poised to Lift Oil Export Ban

Daily News Article - December 17, 2015

Questions

PLEASE NOTE:  Look for a special Christmas post tomorrow. Regular “Daily News Articles” will resume Monday, January 11.  (Also, look for our “2015 Year in Review” news quiz in January as well.) 

1. Define the following as used in the article:

2. When and why was a ban placed on U.S. oil exports?

3. Who is opposed to repealing the ban? For what reason?

4. Who supports the repeal? Why?

5. Why have Democrats in the House agreed not to fight repealing the ban on crude oil exports despite their opposition?