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Ireland Expects Debt Restructuring Within Three Years, Report Says

Posted 07.08.2011 | Business

Ireland's government expects the country's debts will be restructured within the next three years, The Irish Mail on Sunday reported, citing an unname...

Portugal Unlikely To Seek EU Bailout Package

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

LISBON/BRUSSELS - The resignation of Portugal's prime minister will dominate a summit of EU leaders on the European economy on Thursday and Friday, wi...

Next! Six More Banks Get TARP Funds

BailoutSleuth | Chris Carey on February 2, 2009 8:15 PM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Six more banks -- four of them in California -- have announced their approval for the Treasury Department's $700 billion Troubled Asset Relief Program...

Did John McCain Help Main Street in the Bailout Bill? hmm, Not So Much

Hilary Rosen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Hilary Rosen

Democratic negotiators were being held hostage by the House Republicans led by John McCain, so their options were limited in how much they could get done.

Bailout Bill: Full Text Of Plan

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Read below for the full text of the compromise bailout legislation agreed to on Sunday afternoon. Click on "full screen" to see a larger version. For...

Jed Lewison

Krugman Offers Lukewarm Support For Plan, Rips "Frightening" McCain

HuffingtonPost.com | Jed Lewison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Update (11:42PM): Krugman offers lukewarm support for the plan in his new column, but warns that the plan isn't going to fix all our financial problem...

New York Times: "A Day Of Political Theatre" As Congress Reaches General Bailout Deal

NY Times | DAVID M. HERSZENHORN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House and Senate negotiators from both parties said Thursday that they had reached general agreement to move forward with the administration's propose...

Sackcloth and Ashes on Wall Street

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

The proposed bailout of Wall Street gives unprecedented power to one man -- Henry Paulson -- including any action deemed necessary, with no review, and a report to Congress only every six months.

Sam Stein

Dems Push Back On White House, Paulson

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It appears that Democratic Party leaders are prepared to call the Bush administration's bluff when it comes to the extent and purpose of the proposed ...