Lawmakers Reveal Health-Care Investments; CIA Fired Firms Aiding Interrogations; Financial Regulation Plan Detailed
Lawmakers Reveal Health-Care Investments Washington Post
Almost 30 key lawmakers helping draft landmark health-care legislation have financial holdings in the industry, totaling nearly $11 million worth of personal investments in a sector that could be dramatically reshaped by this summer's debate.
CIA Fired Firms Aiding Interrogations Washington Post
Leon Panetta fired Mitchell, Jessen & Associates and all other contractors that aided the CIA in its interrogations of alleged terrorists in April.
Details Set for Financial Oversight Reform Wall Street Journal ($)
President Obama's proposal centers on remaking powers of the Federal Reserve to oversee the biggest financial players, giving the government the power to unwind and break up systemically important companies and creating a new regulator for consumer-oriented financial products.
Insurance Giant AIG Takes Ex-Chief to Court New York Times
The trial may delve into the broader questions of who is responsible for AIG's near collapse and whether, as chief executive, Maurice R. Greenberg was more preoccupied with financial maneuvers than with fostering sound risk management.
GBI files complaint over judge's conduct Atlanta Journal-Constitution
The unusual complaint filed by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation alleges high-profile Superior Court Judge Kristina Cook Connelly violated judicial ethics by repeatedly cursing at law enforcement officers over their handling of a drug investigation.
Some projects raise question: Where's the stimulus? LAT
Federal Intervention Pits 'Gets' vs. 'Get-Nots' WSJ ($)
Jefferson corruption case may not be airtight Times-Picayune
Judge rules terrorist can sue over torture memos AP
Sports hire lobbyists for Capitol clout USAT
Iran Supreme Leader Orders Fraud Probe WaPo
By Amanda Zamora |
June 15, 2009; 9:06 AM ET
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