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.
The special inspector general for the government’s financial rescue program told Congress Wednesday that the ongoing bonus quandary was 'a mess.'
The former CEO of Hewlett Packard, who hasn't formally announced her candidacy for the US Senate seat from California, would be one of the few women fielded for high office by the state GOP.
The House and Senate moved this week to cut off federal money to the community organizing group now mired in controversy.
Democrats promised to make Congress more ethical. Did they succeed? A little ... maybe.
GOP leaders urge a new agenda after several key losses.