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Geithner Moves on New TARP Rules, Rove Ordered to Testify, Revisiting D.C. Lead Levels

POSTED: 09:32 AM ET, 01/27/2009 by Amanda Zamora

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Geithner Vows Swift Action » Under orders to move quickly on the faltering economy, newly-confirmed Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is expected to unveil new rules today to limit special-interest influence involving the $700 billion financial rescue program. Meanwhile, records show that despite the economic downturn, lobbying spending reached a record $3.3 billion last year, up from $2.9 billion in 2007. — Washington Post, Associated Press, USA Today

House Judiciary Subpoenas Rove » House Judiciary Committee Chairman John Conyers Jr. (D-Mich.) issued a new subpoena yesterday to former Bush White House aide Karl Rove, months after Rove deflected an earlier effort to compel his testimony about the firing of nine U.S. attorneys. — Washington Post

High Lead Levels Found in D.C. Kids » A new study concludes that hundreds of young children in the District experienced potentially damaging amounts of lead in their blood when lead levels were dramatically rising in the city's tap water, contradicting the public assurances issued by federal and D.C. health officials starting in 2004. — Washington Post

Moussaoui Conviction Appealed » Lawyers for convicted Sept. 11 conspirator Zacarias Moussaoui are arguing that his guilty plea was invalid because because he was deprived of his constitutional rights. Meanwhile, the Pentagon is defending its transfer of Guantanamo detainees to Saudi Arabia despite boasts from two repatriated men who claim to have joined al-Qaeda since their release. — Washington Post

Justices Back Worker in Retaliation Case » The Supreme Court unanimously ruled yesterday that a federal anti-discrimination law protects employees from retaliation when they cooperate with internal investigations of harassment. — Washington Post

After the jump...

» Thain Fires Back at Bank of America (WSJ)
» Blagojevich Waxes Poetic About Injustice (WaPo)
» Halliburton to Settle KBR Suit for $559M (WaPo)
» SEC's top enforcer to testify at Madoff hearing (Reuters)
» Report Assails Ex-Health Chief in New York (NYT)
» Marks on Ballots Snag Minnesota Recount Trial (WaPo)
» Fannie Mae to Seek Treasury Funds (WaPo)
» France Set to Approve DNA Testing for Immigrants (DailyMail)

By Amanda Zamora |  January 27, 2009; 9:32 AM ET The Daily Read
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