Cabinet secretary responds to electrifying Onion story
February 7th, 2013
05:38 PM ET
2 years ago

Cabinet secretary responds to electrifying Onion story

(CNN) - Outgoing Energy Secretary Steven Chu wants you to know he isn't stepping down because of a saucy scandal.

Especially not one "reported" this week by the sarcastic mock newspaper The Onion.
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Energy secretary resigning from Obama Cabinet
February 1st, 2013
11:40 AM ET
2 years ago

Energy secretary resigning from Obama Cabinet

Washington (CNN) – Energy Secretary Steven Chu will resign from President Barack Obama's Cabinet in coming weeks, he told Energy Department staff in a letter on Friday.

Chu, who turns 65 this month, was a leading advocate in the Obama administration for alternative energy development, making him a target of the fossil fuel industry and its conservative supporters in Congress.

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Energy secretary hammered on gas prices
March 20th, 2012
01:30 PM ET
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Energy secretary hammered on gas prices

Washington (CNN) – A committee hearing Tuesday on the Department of Energy's use of stimulus funding kept returning to rising gas prices as Republicans hammered Secretary Steven Chu over the pain at the pump.

The partisan divide of Washington was on full display at the House Oversight Committee hearing.

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Filed under: Congress • Energy • gas prices • House • Steven Chu