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How Did The Banks Used The TARP Funds? “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”

How Did The Banks Used The TARP Funds? “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”

Today, the Committee On Oversight and Government Reform is holding a hearing titled: “Following the money: Report of the Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP).” Neil Barofsky, the Special Inspector General, will release his 3RD report to Congress and present his findings and audit report on how recipients have used TARP funds. So far, the Treasury has already committed $643 billion and spent $441 billion under the program.

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New Report Gives Insight Into Bush’s Secret Surveillance Program

The new report was released yesterday, it appears that the controversial wiretapping program put in place by the Bush administration was a lot more extensive than previously acknowledged.

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Poll: Americans Lack Knowledge Of The Supreme Court

Poll: Americans Lack Knowledge Of The Supreme Court

Yesterday, C-Span released an online survey conducted on June 7 2009, among 1,002 voters who voted in the 2008 general election. As the Senate confirmation hearings for Judge Sotomayor start next week, the poll’s findings are alarming, and illustrate how little Americans know about the Supreme Court.

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Senate Adopts Border Fence, E-Verify Measures on DHS Spending Bill

The Senate debated a bill today to fund the Department of Homeland Security and the leading opponents of immigration reform (and immigration) in the Senate used the opportunity to force votes on several immigration-related measures.

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Is Joe Biden Becoming A Liability For The Obama Administration?

Is Joe Biden Becoming A Liability For The Obama Administration?

Vice President Biden said on Sunday that the Obama administration would not stand in Israel’s way should the latter chooses to take military action to deal with Iran.

VP Biden was on ABC and told George Stephanopoulos that Israel has the right to determine its own course of action with regard to the Iranian nuclear threat, regardless of what the Obama administration

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