Who's Minding the Bailout?

Want to hear crickets chirping? Ask Washington who's keeping an eye on its $700 billion economic bailout. Lawmakers and the Bush administration frantically hammered out a gargantuan package to save the nation's economy earlier this fall. But their efforts to recruit watchdogs for their creation have lacked the same urgency. Take the White House: it was supposed to name a special inspector general to eyeball the bailout, according to the emergency legislation President Bush signed into law...Full Story
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