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  • Wall Street bailout means DC battle

     
    by Frank James The Bush Administration wants to get $700 billion, no strings attached, to buy up the bad assets of Wall Street financial institutions. Congress wants to attach strings. That's pretty much where things stand as the week begins.......
  • John McCain: Immigration reform redux

     
    by Mark Silva John McCain opened today with an old Irish joke about a couple of guys buying each other drinks at a bar and bit by bit discovering how much they have in common, even went to the same......
  • Paulson: 'Immediate' bailout essential

     
    by Mark Silva Citing a "chain reaction'' of bad mortgage loans that have led to an impending federal bailout of the nation's financial institutions, Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson today will call on the Senate Banking Committee "to stabilize our...
  • Bailout blues: Run business like a government!

     
    Jim Callaghan has a hoot of a satirical piece in this week's civil-service Chief-Leader that "reports" Mayor Michael Bloomberg deciding that he had it wrong all along, and so CUNY tuition will be free once again and the subway fares......
  • Bill Clinton: 'Potential to be this bad'

     
    by Mark Silva "Panic?...Painful recession? '' Are things all this bad? Former President Bill Clinton, who presided over the good times, was asked the question this morning. "I think it has the potential to be this bad,'' he said. Clinton......
  • George Soros hates Paulson's bailout

     
    George Soros (AP Photo/Manish Swarup) by Frank James George Soros, billionaire financial speculator, philanthropist and liberal boogeyman to many conservatives, doesn't like Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson Jr. $700 billion bailout plan. Indeed, from...
  • Bailout's failure on Paulson's head?

     
    (Photo: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images) by Frank James As the fingerpointing continues following the House's failure to pass the $700 billion bailout, a lot of blame is going to Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson Jr. for first trying to run roughshod......
  • Dodd's banking money: Mr. chairman

     
    by Mark Silva When the Democrats put Sen. Chris Dodd in charge of the powerful Senate Banking Committee, Connecticut's senior senator outlined "generally pro-industry positions, but pledging to put consumers -- and the long-term health of the economy --...
  • Bloomberg's saddest moment: Opposes term-limit vote

     
    First let it be said that we've had much worse mayors -- certainly in the last 40 years. And we can't look into a man's soul. But you can only guess that this alert and amiable high-roller, the self-advertised......
  • Ex-AIG execs smacked down by Congress

     
    Code Pink protesters give former AIG CEO Martin Sullivan piece of their mind. (Photo by Alex Wong, Getty Images.) by Frank James Yesterday it was Lehman Brothers, the bankrupt investment bank, that got the congressional autopsy treatment. Today it......
  • Swamp Sunrise

     
    Good morning. Here are a few Washington events of note for Monday, October 6. It's the first Monday in October and the Supreme Court opens its new term with arguments in three cases, including one whether tobacco companies are......