Topic: Troubled Assets Relief Program
Faced with growing criticism about his many years as a Washington insider, Newt Gingrich has launched a new website "Answering the Attacks." But some across the political spectrum continue to raise questions about his professional and personal record.
11/19/2011 12:48 pm
Newt Gingrich's 'poll vault' to the top of the GOP heap means his character and record are coming under greater scrutiny. 'Everybody will dig up everything they can,' he says. 'That's fine. They should.'
11/17/2011 03:22 pm
Faced with a growing scandal over the bankrupt Solyndra solar power company, the Obama administration has ordered an independent review of government loans to energy companies. Republican lawmakers say they'll subpoena internal White House communications on Solyndra.
10/29/2011 06:03 pm
Iraq war, now winding down with US troop exit by December, has cost more than $800 billion so far. But ongoing medical treatment, replacement vehicles, etc., will push costs to $4 trillion or more.
10/25/2011 11:00 am
Occupy Wall Street protesters point out a ballooning US wage gap. It shouldn't distract us from another great cleavage: the ignorance gap. That’s the difference between those willing to listen and consider and those who refuse to do either. And it plays out in politics with grave consequences.
10/20/2011 11:13 am
The problems get bigger, with no solutions in sight
10/15/2011 03:00 pm
Occupy Wall Street protesters Tuesday marched on the residences of some of the power brokers who they say are responsible, at least in part, for the nation's economic ills.
10/11/2011 07:29 pm
If Occupy Wall Street coalesces into something like a real movement, the Democratic Party may have more difficulty digesting it than the GOP has had with the Tea Party.
10/11/2011 01:00 pm
Revenues for the nation’s banks were lower for the second consecutive quarter, and Bank of America and others are trading at a fraction of book value. But those numbers don’t include the nation’s central bank–the Fed.
10/04/2011 11:00 am
Will this crisis ever be over?! The nations of the eurozone seem to be fighting endless battles to address fears about government finances. The worry is that unsustainable national debt loads will result in default, a financial panic, or a costly repair effort that puts a squeeze on the economy in Europe and beyond. Here's a backgrounder on the problem, its consequences, and possible ways forward.
09/29/2011 07:37 pm