The New York man is now cooperating with US authorities, providing them with information about terrorist training camps and leaders.
CIT is one of America’s largest lenders to small businesses. It also made many subprime mortgage loans and is now seeking US assistance.
Reports of a secret CIA program renew Democrats' calls to investigate Bush policy – which could divert attention from Obama's healthcare and energy plans.
Taking a cue from Western PR tactics, Beijing moved away from trying to block coverage altogether – and was benefited by doing so.
It's a tiny fraction of the state's operating budget, but Palin supporters insist the cost weighed heavily on the soon-to-be-ex-governor.
He has not insisted that an overhaul include a public insurance option... or else. But on Tuesday he reiterated his preference for that approach.