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  • President Obama: 'Sacred charge'

     
    by Mark Silva and updated WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama, celebrating his inauguration with a slow, late-running parade delivering him to the White House, stepped out to walk two stretches of the last few blocks to his family's new home,......
  • Schumer: "Tim has made some mistakes"

     
    Schumer, introducing Geithner as home state Senator, follows up on critical comments by ranking Republican Charles Grassley about Geithner's failure to pay taxes. "Tim has made some mistakes," Schumer says, but he "freely admitted and corrected" them on...
  • Obama's busy first full day as president

     
    by Frank James With the pomp and ceremony of his inauguration as the nation's first African American commander-in-chief largely behind him, President Barack Obama was expected on his first full day in the Oval Office to take up the three......
  • Citigroup cancels $50 million jet deal

     
    by Frank James Responding to rising outrage over reports that it was going to take delivery of a $50 million, 12-passenger jet, Citigroup said this morning that it is canceling the jet order, period, end of story. "We have no......
  • Citigroup hits turbulence for $50 mill. jet

     
    by Frank James Memo to Citigroup: You might want to get your crisis-management people cranked up because Washington is up in arms about reports that the troubled financial-services giant which received a $45 billion federal bailout still intends to take.....
  • Bank lending drops. So what's Plan B?

     
    by Frank James Evidence is mounting that the federal government has been pushing on a string when it comes to trying to free up lending by throwing money at the nation's largest banks. The Wall Street Journal reports that bank......
  • Citigroup: No TARP funds used for jet

     
    by Frank James In a Monday post, I wrote that Citigroup had better have a good explanation for Congress for the company;s controversial deicision to accept delivery of a $50 million corporate jet after receiving $45 billion in taxpayer bailout......
  • Treasury Secretary Geithner: Sworn in

     
    by Mark Silva Timothy Geithner once had a date with the tax man. Now Geithner is the tax man - secretary of the Treasury Department after his swearing-in tonight, following a 60-34 vote of confirmation by the Senate. The 75th......
  • Paulson goes on media offensive

     
    by Frank James Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson Jr. is likely to feel pretty beat up by the time the just-convened House Financial Services Committee meeting ends today. Some lawmakers are upset that the Paulson changed the thrust of the $700......
  • Americans: Tax cheats not taken lightly

     
    by Mark Silva and updated Nine in 10 Americans say it is "not at all'' acceptable to cheat on taxes. That's what the IRS says. The agency's annual survey - while it may have been conducted in August - came......
  • Daschle's tax problem: Second nominee

     
    by Noam N. Levey Former Sen. Tom Daschle, tapped by President Obama to lead his healthcare reform campaign, failed to pay more than $128,000 in taxes in the three years before Obama nominated him in December to head the Department......