Toyota president Akio Toyoda apologized for safety-related recalls of his firm’s cars and trucks. Also in the Toyoda testimony: Members of management will take a hands-on approach to the problems.
President Obama hailed a key vote in the health care bill Monday morning. Several more Senate votes remain before a potential conference committee could take up the legislation.
The trial of Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon, who is alleged to have stolen $1,500 in gift cards, began Thursday. Both prosecutors and defense attorneys have to bring their 'A-games' to trials of public officials.
High executive pay and bonuses are unseemly after taxpayer bailouts, many Democrats charge. But GOP lawmakers worry about federal 'pay czar' meddling in the workings of capitalism.
In Thursday's hearing, they pointed to the Bank of America-Merrill Lynch merger as evidence of a system that had spun out of control.