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Since 2008 – Progress Through Politics


  1. Moo Means Hello

    I know a lot of reporters, bloggers, etc that read it in full before it was voted on.

    Perhaps an audiobook version is needed?


  2. just like the Iraq war vote. Congress has abrogated their responsibilities for far too long now. It all started with a Republican congress under a Republican president. Now they can’t seem to break the habit. Henry Paulson was the one pushing this through.

  3. psychodrew

    …according to CNN.

    Senate Banking committee Chairman Christopher Dodd told CNN Wednesday that he added language to the federal stimulus bill to make sure contracts for bonuses at companies receiving federal bailout money stayed in place.

    Dodd told CNN’s Dana Bash and Wolf Blitzer that Obama administration officials wanted the language added to an amendment limiting bonuses that could be paid by those companies. He said they were afraid that without it, the government would face numerous lawsuits.

    On Tuesday, Dodd denied to CNN that he had anything to do with adding the language, which has been used by officials at AIG to justify paying millions of dollars in bonuses to executives after receiving federal money.

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