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White House to BP: Shell Out More Cash

Photo Courtesy - Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- The Obama administration is urging the manager of the $20 billion BP claims fund to shell out more money to victims of last year's oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

In a letter, Associate Attorney General Thomas Perrelli told claims czar Kenneth Feinberg that he needs to loosen the purse strings, reminding him that his job is not to preserve the money, but to spend it.

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