(Adds oil companies refuse to testify, comment from FTC official, House to vote on price gouging bill) By Tom Doggett WASHINGTON, May 22 (Reuters) - The jump in U.S. gasoline prices this year has so far drained consumers of an extra $20 billion, or about $146 for each passenger car in the country, the Government Accountability Office told Congress on Tuesday. The national price for regular unleaded gasoline hit a record $3.22 a gallon this week, and is up $1.05 since the beginning of ...
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