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Study: Politically-Connected Banks Were More Likely To Get Bailed Out

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In a finding that is sure to confirm the musings of conspiracy theorists -- or may just prove the obvious to cynics -- a new study details how the fin...

Sam Stein

Summers Received Hundreds Of Thousands In Speaking Fees From TARP Recipients | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama's chief economic adviser, Larry Summers, received hundreds of thousands of dollars in speaking fees last year from firms that have direct...

Sam Stein

Wyden: My Bill Could Have Prevented AIG Mess | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Additional reporting by Arthur Delaney Senator Ron Wyden said on Tuesday that the furor surrounding AIG's bonus payments could have been avoided had...

Regulators Close 4 Banks, 2 Are Absorbed By TARP Recipient Companies

Bailout Sleuth | Chris Carey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Regulators closed four more banks on Friday, seizing their assets and deposits and placing them with other financial institutions. Two of the four fa...