OIL AND GAS:

CAP's Weiss discusses politics of rising prices

Can the United States quickly and significantly lower gas prices by tapping into the Strategic Petroleum Reserve? During today's OnPoint, Daniel Weiss, a senior fellow and director of climate strategy at the Center for American Progress, explains what the U.S. government can do to ease the impact of rising gas prices on consumers and create a long-term energy strategy that will reduce the country's dependence on oil. He also discusses the short-term outlook for prices.