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The Stevens Six; Jackson Faces Ethics Probe; Housing Agencies Under Scrutiny

POSTED: 09:52 AM ET, 04/ 8/2009 by Amanda Zamora

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The Stevens Six » A closer look at the six U.S. attorneys facing possible criminal charges for their handling of the corruption case against former Sen. Ted Stevens. A federal judge yesterday dismissed Stevens' conviction and appointed an outside lawyer to investigate allegations of misconduct by the Justice Department lawyers. — AP, Washington Post

Jackson Faces Ethics Probe » A congressional ethics board has launched a preliminary inquiry into U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.), related to President Obama's vacant Senate seat and the corruption investigation of ousted Gov. Rod Blagojevich, according to the Chicago Sun-Times.

Housing Agencies Under Scrutiny » The federal government will soon send more than $300 million in stimulus funds to 61 housing agencies that have been repeatedly faulted by auditors for mishandling government aid, according to a review of records filed with the Office of Management and Budget. — USA Today

Video Captures G20 Assault » Video footage recorded by a New York fund manager captures an encounter between London police and a man who died at last week's G20 protests, moments after the confrontation; a baton-wielding police officer in riot gear is shown to attack the man from behind. — The Guardian

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» AIG's Bank Payments Probed by TARP Watchdog (Bloomberg)
» Goldman Sachs CEO calls for new rules on pay (USAT)
» SEC to Pursue Limits On Stock Short Sales (WaPo)
» Firms Clamber to Satisfy Say-on-Pay Proviso (WaPo)
» Michigan school safety data rife with errors (Detroit News)
» Penn. Has First Test Over Access to Records (NYT)
» In Britain, Outrage Over Officials' Expenses (WaPo)

By Amanda Zamora |  April 8, 2009; 9:52 AM ET The Daily Read
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