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Why is Gas So Expensive?

A sky-high fuel sign in Fayetteville.
Matthew Moore
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KUAF
A sky-high fuel sign in Fayetteville

Gas prices are the highest they have ever been in America. Some of the blame has been pointed at President Joe Biden, but elected officials have almost no impact on gas prices. Andrew Dowdle, a political science professor at the University of Arkansas explains why Americans fault presidents and what they can do to impact the blame game.

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Matthew Moore is senior producer for Ozarks at Large.