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  • Feds trying to rescue people losing money to mortgage rescue firms

     
    If your home is one of the many in line for foreclosure, you've probably gotten the calls and received the letters offering you help. Companies you've never heard of with catchy names promise they can save your home. All you......
  • TARP's bank bailout program nears break-even point with latest repayment

     
    The program under the $700-billion financial bailout package that pumped money into banks moved closer to break-even Wednesday as another large financial institution repaid its cash infusion. The Treasury Department announced that Fifth Third Bancorp...
  • Weekly Remarks: Obama sees new jobs in innovation; GOP's Jeb Hensarling says spending must be cut

     
    Democrat says more jobs are coming; Republican says bankruptcy ahead without deep spending cuts....
  • TARP is 70% repaid after AIG makes $6.9-billion payment, Treasury Department says

     
    The Treasury Department has recovered 70% of the money distributed under the $700-billion bailout fund after American International Group paid back $6.9 billion of the money it owed. AIG made the repayment Tuesday after selling its holdings in MetLife...
  • IRS advice for giving to Japan quake relief funds

     
    The Internal Revenue Service is already out with a bulletin on tax advice for people who wish to make contributions to relief agencies and organizations helping Japanese earthquake victims. First, consult Disaster Relief -- Resources for Charities and...
  • The Ames Republican debate transcript: Everything they said that you missed

     
    Full text of the Ames Republican Debate on Fox News Channel....
  • Rubio votes against disaster-aid bill

     
    By William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON  — Florida U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio and six other conservative Republicans joined with Senate Democrats on Friday to vote down a House-passed bill that would have provided nearly $3.7 billion for...
  • Disaster relief funding saga continues ...

     
    Whether federal emergency disaster money will be replenished remains unknown as the weekend begins with no compromise between the Senate and the House. Money in FEMA's disaster assistance fund is likely to run out Monday. The Senate blocked a House-...
  • Poll: Whom would you have blamed?

     
    It appears that Congress has narrowly averted a government shutdown for the third, but probably not the last, time this year. Who was being unreasonable here?...
  • Maxine Waters speaks out against ethics charges

     
    Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Los Angeles) took her battle against ethics charges to the airwaves Thursday night, proclaiming her innocence on a Los Angeles radio show and demanding that the details of the case against her be made public “Democracy demands........
  • Confusion over new federal schools bailout

     
      Congress' decision Tuesday to rush $553 million to Florida schools as part of a new federal jobs  bill is creating some confusion among school districts. Should they run right out and spend it or tuck it away for the 2011-12 school, year...
  • Deficit spending a bad move for U.S.

    Economist Paul Krugman has been on a roll lately. After announcing that America is in its "Third Depression", the New York Times columnist provided an encore by blaming U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke for his concerns about the evils of deficit...