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Obama to Limit Dividends From Banks Getting ‘Exceptional’ AidBloomberg | Obama has outlined his wishes for the rest of the TARP funds. Interestingly, President Bush's news conference, where he said Obama had not formally requested he ask for the release of the funds, ended yesterday at 10:04 a.m. Obama called to officially ask at 10:25.
OMB Nominee Paints Bleak PicturePolitico | Hillary Clinton's confirmation hearing is getting all the publicity. Peter Orszag's is offering nuggets like the federal deficit could top 5 percent of GDP over the next five to ten years.