Steven Chu's file


Democrat from California

Steven Chu is the current Secretary of Energy in the administration of President Barack Obama. He is a Nobel Prize winner for physics, and was formerly the director of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

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Ad Watch: American Energy Alliance blames Obama for gas prices

Steven Chu did call for boosting U.S. gas prices to "the levels in Europe." But this happened before he became energy secretary, when Barack Obama was campaigning for president. Chu had no ties to Obama at the time.