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NRCC emails for $ on AIG bonuses

The National Republican Congressional Committee on Monday sought to capitalize on AIG bonuses that...

Geithner lays out toxic asset plan

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner's plan for the country's financial system is likely to drive...

Losers Lose, Defrauders Win

Eliot Spitzer brought up a good point today at Slate magazine. The decision to bail out AIG is...

Unconstitutional, Unconscionable

The House of Representatives passed legislation that sought to punish the poor suckers who had the...

Bubbleheads Everywhere

There's something pathetically remarkable about the political competition these days. What we have...

The Budget Debate

While the national media is focused on AIG bonuses, the Congress (outside the Banking Committee) is...

Jim Lambright on the Job

According to Larry Summers, the White House's top economic adviser, $50 trillion in global wealth...

Dodd Takes the Hit for Obama

On his first public day as a national figure, Jim Webb, the new senator from Virginia, rebutting...

Bailout Bonanza for Tax Cheats

What? Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.), who chairs a subcommittee overseeing the federal bailout, announced...

Geithner on AIG and Dodd

Here are some interesting excerpts from Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner's interview with CNN's...

Time for Action on AIG

It’s been three days now that the Obama administration has been dealing with the AIG bonuses. And...

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