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A Treasury Department Fail, ‘SNL’ Takes on Biden, and More
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A look at the day's political happenings, including a bipartisan agreement reached on immigration reform and Obama and Clinton give a joint interview on "60 Minutes." A look at the day's political happenings, including a bipartisan agreement reached on immigration reform and Obama and Clinton give a joint interview on "60 Minutes."

Truthdigger of the Week: Ex-TARP Investigator Neil Barofsky
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In late 2008, Neil Barofsky was appointed the Treasury Department’s investigator of the bank bailouts. In the time since, he has suffered dismissal and deprecation from his colleagues and the corporations they're supposed to regulate.Since he was appointed to investigate the bank bailouts in 2008, Neil Barofsky has suffered dismissal and deprecation from his colleagues and the banks they're supposed to regulate.

Fallout From the Bungled Bank Bailout

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The financial meltdown and subsequent bailout have dampened Americans' faith in government and stirred widespread outrage. Neil Barofsky, who once served as special inspector general in charge of oversight of the Troubled Asset Relief Program, says that anger may point the way toward reform.

Treasury Projects a Profit From Bailout

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Just as Mitt Romney has locked up the Republican nomination on a boast of fiscal conservatism, President Obama's Treasury Department has said it expects to turn a tidy $2 billion profit from TARP and other extraordinary measures taken to bail out the financial industry.

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