Sen. Sherrod Brown says speculators are causing spike in gas prices

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Sen. Sherrod Brown says speculators are causing spike in gas prices

The Plain Dealer – CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, Ohio — It was freezing and flurrying today when Sen. Sherrod Brown set up his lectern at a Lee Road gas station to talk about what he said could happen at the pumps this spring — $4-a-gallon gas prices.

Brown, flanked by an out-of-work constituent and an independent station owner, said speculators were to blame for the rising fuel prices.

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