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Aig Bonus Tax Vote

Melissa Bean Helps Banks Gut Bill to Limit TARP Bonuses

Jane Hamsher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jane Hamsher

The New Democrats and the Blue Dogs made good on their threats to join with Republicans to block legislation that would limit the payment of TARP bonuses. Score one for the banks.

Melissa Bean One Of Six Democrats To Vote Against Bill Taxing AIG Bonuses

Progress Illinois | Adam Doster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In a vote to levy a 90 percent tax on the outrageous bonuses promised to executives of the insolvent American International Group, [Melissa] Bean was ...