President barack obama is pushing congress to authorize more federally funded research into clean energy technologies that can wean automobiles off oil. obama proposed the idea of an energy security trust last month in his state of the union address, but he was putting a price tag on the idea during a trip friday to the argonne national laboratory outside chicago -- $2 billion over 10 years.
updated: 3/18/2013 7:50 AM
Obama wants research to wean vehicles off oil
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