Find Post Investigations On:
Facebook Scribd Twitter
Friendfeed RSS Google Reader
» About This Blog | Meet the Investigative Team | Subscribe
Ongoing Investigation

Top Secret America

The Post explores the top secret world the government created in response to the attacks of Sept. 11.

Ongoing Investigation

The Hidden Life of Guns

How guns move through American society, from store counter to crime scene.

Have a Tip?

Talk to Us

If you have solid tips, news or documents on potential ethical violations or abuses of power, we want to know. Send us your suggestions.
• E-mail Us

Categories

Post Investigations
In-depth investigative news
and multimedia from The Washington Post.
• Special Reports
• The Blog

Reporters' Notebook
An insider's guide to investigative news: reporters offer insights on their stories.

The Daily Read
A daily look at investigative news of note across the Web.

Top Picks
A weekly review of the best
in-depth and investigative reports from across the nation.

Hot Documents
Court filings, letters, audits and other documents of interest.

D.C. Region
Post coverage of investigative news in Maryland, Virginia and the District.

Washington Watchdogs
A periodic look into official government investigations.

Help! What Is RSS?
Find out how to follow Post Investigations in your favorite RSS reader.

Hot Comments

Unfortunately I believe that we are limited in what we can focus on. I think that if we proceed with the partisan sideshow of prosecuting Bush admin. officials, healthcare will get lost in the brouhaha.
— Posted by denamom, Obama's Quandary...

Recent Posts
Bob Woodward

The Washington Post's permanent investigative unit was set up in 1982 under Bob Woodward.


Archives
See what you missed, find what you're looking for.
Blog Archive »
Investigations Archive »

Have a Tip?
Send us information on ethics violations or abuses of power.
E-Mail Us »

Other
Investigations
Notable investigative projects from other news outlets.
On the Web »
Top Picks »

Jackson Denies Wrongdoing, Lawmakers Criticize TARP, Shay's Campaign Manager Investigated

POSTED: 10:43 AM ET, 12/11/2008 by Chris Matthews

Good morning, and welcome to the Daily Read for Thursday. Making headlines this morning -- The House passed a bailout for the auto industry and the legislation now goes to the Senate. Feel free to comment and let us know if we missed anything.

Jackson Denies Wrongdoing» Rep. Jesse L. Jackson Jr. said he did nothing wrong in seeking a Senate appointment from embattled Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich. — Washington Post

Lawmakers Criticize TARP » Lawmakers criticized the Treasury Department's handling of its $700 billion financial-industry rescue program, saying the effort had been mismanaged, and warned that no additional money would be forthcoming barring significant improvements. — Wall Street Journal

Shay's Campaign Manager Under Investigation » Federal agents are investigating Rep. Chris Shays' campaign manager for the alleged misappropriation of money in his re-election run this year. — Hartford Courant

Chertoff Used Illegal Immigrant Workers» Some of the workers for a cleaning company used by Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff, the nation's top immigration official, were illegal immigrants. — Washington Post

Rezko Talking to Feds » A footnote to the 76-page criminal complaint and affidavit charging Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich (D) with soliciting bribes confirms what has long been rumored -- that a former longtime friend and fundraiser for President-elect Barack Obama is talking to federal prosecutors in hopes of a reduced sentence.— Washington Post

Mumbai Investigation Focuses on Indian Collaborators » Having blamed a Pakistani terrorist group for last month's deadly attacks in Mumbai, investigators are turning their attention to homegrown suspects who may have assisted with attacks on Indian soil. — Washington Post

Veterans Group Squandered Funds» A nonprofit veterans group has "squandered" hundreds of thousands of dollars of the $17 million in federal funds it has received since 2001 and essentially abandoned its mission of helping veterans start small businesses. — Washington Post

After the jump...

Best of the Rest

» Blagojevich's Wife Supported Senate Scheme (LAT)
» EPA Abruptly Backs Away From Proposals (WaPo)
» Mumbai Terror Group Trained American Jihadists (Wired)
» Massachusetts Inquiries Breeding Public Distrust (NYT)
» White House Opposes FCC Free Wireless Internet Plan (WSJ)
» NAACP Claims Misuse of Katrina Funds (WSJ)
» Committee to Urge Inventory of Nation's Levees (AP)

By Chris Matthews |  December 11, 2008; 10:43 AM ET The Daily Read
Previous: Is Jackson 'No. 5'? Plus: Blago Deputy Quits | Next: 'Lady Macbeth' of the Blago Scandal

Comments

Please email us to report offensive comments.



Post a Comment

We encourage users to analyze, comment on and even challenge washingtonpost.com's articles, blogs, reviews and multimedia features.

User reviews and comments that include profanity or personal attacks or other inappropriate comments or material will be removed from the site. Additionally, entries that are unsigned or contain "signatures" by someone other than the actual author will be removed. Finally, we will take steps to block users who violate any of our posting standards, terms of use or privacy policies or any other policies governing this site. Please review the full rules governing commentaries and discussions.




characters remaining

 
 

© 2010 The Washington Post Company