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Lawmakers reworked financial portfolios after talks with Fed, Treasury officials – The Washington Post

In January 2008, President George W. Bush was scrambling to bolster the American economy. The subprime mortgage industry was collapsing, and the Dow Jones industrial average had lost more than 2,000 points in less than three months. House Minority Leader John A. Boehner became the Bush administration’s point person on Capitol Hill to negotiate a…

Congress hosts Dimonfest ass kissing orgy| guardian.co.uk| Audio from Marketplace

Exceprts from a blog post by Heidi Moore via Congress hosts Dimonpalooza with financial reform on the back burner | Business | guardian.co.uk.. There’s a reason wags called it “Dimonpalooza.” …The only notable absences were at the front of the room, where the Senators sat; several of their empty seats were testimony to the fact…