There was plenty of outrage on Capitol Hill last week over the executive bonuses paid out by AIG after getting federal bailout money. But another money trail could make voters just as angry: the campaign dollars to members of Congress from banks and firms that have received billions via the Troubled Asset Relief Program.Michael Isikoff and Dina Fine Maron, "Follow the Bailout Cash: TARP Funds Get Recycled as Political Contributions," Newsweek, 21 March 2009 [from the 30 March 2009 Periscope column].
Sunday, March 22, 2009
Campaign Donations -- Your Tax Dollars at Work
Michael Isikoff and Dina Fine Maron in Newsweek: