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.
Some are criticizing the president's determination to engage Iran on its nuclear program amid a brutal government crackdown in the aftermath of what many say is massive election fraud.