Lesley Clark



Clark previously was a reporter with McClatchy, covering coal, Kentucky and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.). She also covered the White House for McClatchy, writing about clashes over taxes and spending, energy and climate change and health care. She's reported from Saudi Arabia, Israel, Jordan, Russia, Mexico, Japan, Kenya and Cuba.

A graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Clark also worked at the Miami Herald, writing about opposition to offshore oil drilling and efforts to restore the Everglades.

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Is 'energy dominance' dead?

President Trump has said that the U.S. achieved "energy dominance" during his administration. But with the coronavirus pandemic, the prospect that the U.S. will top the world in oil and gas production through the end of Trump's first term is in doubt. What does that mean for industry and the 2020 campaign?