ENCINITAS, Calif. — Gasoline prices statewide surged 19 cents in one week to top $6 a gallon here Wednesday, with analysts warning that California’s record prices could soar higher still and spread to the rest of the country.
It’s not much better nationwide, where all 50 states for the first time ever hit an average price above $4 a gallon. Democrats know they’re in trouble heading into the midterms and are promising to do everything they can to ease the pain at the pump. So far, it’s more talk than results-driven action.
President Biden weeks ago predicted gas prices would soon ease in…