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Candidates on the Issues: Energy Policy

Energy policy rarely takes center stage in a presidential race. But amid high gasoline prices this year, voters seem to be paying attention.

Both President Bush and Sen. John Kerry are touting long-term plans to cut dependence on foreign oil and develop new sources of energy at home -- while criticizing each other's positions. NPR's Allison Aubrey reports.

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Allison Aubrey is a correspondent for NPR News, where her stories can be heard on Morning Edition and All Things Considered. She's also a contributor to the PBS NewsHour and is one of the hosts of NPR's Life Kit.