Members of both parties are mad at the insurance giant. But big questions remain over what they can do about it.
Edward Liddy is praised by some lawmakers for taking on a tough task. But others excoriate him for large payments to those who helped bring down the company.
Public outrage over $165 million in bonus pay puts his political capital at risk.
Ahead of the G-20 finance ministers’ meeting, Obama calls for allies to increase stimulus efforts – and meets a cool response.
Bolstered by high approval ratings, the president sees a limited window of opportunity to enact his agenda.
Lawmakers agree that big financial institutions are in trouble. But they want more help for their constituents.