POLITICS
05/24/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Steven Rattner's Potential Conflict Between Auto Investments, Role As Car Czar

NEW YORK -- Steven Rattner, the New York banker-turned-Obama Administration car czar, has been much in the news lately. Riding high in early April thanks to laudatory profiles in the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times, Rattner's name has been in the press this week in connection with a scandal involving a New York State retirement fund.

What's gotten short shrift in all the coverage, though, is the complicated situation that Rattner left behind for his former partners and himself at Quadrangle Group, a New York-based private equity firm that Rattner co-founded.

Read more on Apr. 23, 2009