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WASHINGTON, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- The leader of a U.S. House natural resources subcommittee said a review of oil and gas potential in the Atlantic Ocean is needed to ensure a U.S. energy edge.

Safety of seismic surveys in Atlantic questioned

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House Democrats want hearings on fracking quakes

House Democrats want hearings on fracking quakes

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Republicans projected to retain control of U.S. House

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A Democrat calls for Geithner to go

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FBI probing Oregon courthouse shooting

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CEO pay now in former CEO's hands

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4 superdelegates back Obama

4 superdelegates back Obama

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Analysis: U.S. military & Iran -- Part 3

WASHINGTON, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Preparing for a strike against Iran involves far more than just military preparations; it also requires making a case to try and gain public support. And that is likely to be much harder after the release this month of the key judgments from the U.S. National Intelligence Estimate, which said Iran had most probably halted its nuclear weapons program.
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University of Oregon (M.S., 1977)

Peter Anthony DeFazio (born May 27, 1947) is the U.S. Representative for Oregon's 4th congressional district, serving since 1987. He is a member of the Democratic Party. The district includes Eugene, Springfield, Roseburg and part of Corvallis.

As Oregon's most senior member of Congress, he is the dean of Oregon's House of Representatives delegation. A native of Massachusetts and a veteran of the United States Air Force, he previously served as a county commissioner in Lane County, Oregon.

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