Obama budget 'reschedules' delivery of USPS profitability - TheDC

US | Alexis Levinson

USPS gets short-term relief from Obama’s 2011 budget, but some call it a bailout

The International Monetary Fund is living large at U.S. taxpayers' expense

Feature:Opinion | Matt Kibbe

IMF bailouts encourage reckless behavior and enrich IMF bureaucrats.

Issa spars with committee members over procedures in first Oversight hearing - ABC

Politics | Chad Brady (admin)

Rep. Darrell Issa’s first Oversight Committee hearing on bailouts and the foreclosure crisis started with a bout over procedure

Cantor: 'No bailout of the states' - The Hill

Politics | interns

Rep. Eric Cantor opposes bailing out states as part of his push against deficit spending

GOP plans to probe financial crisis - AP

Business | admin

The Oversight and Government Reform Committee will investigate bailouts and the foreclosure crisis on Jan. 26

Local and state governments shouldn't be bailed out

Opinion | Ray Hartwell

Irresponsible state and local governments should pay for their mistakes with their own money.

Backdoor bailout for Bank of America - TheDC

Politics | Amanda Carey

Why the fine Bank of America paid to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac is really a backdoor bailout

A ton of bailed-out banks are on the brink of collapse - Business Insider

Business | wrahn

98 American banks that received $4.2 billion in bailout money are teetering on the edge of collapse

Treasury will sell Citi shares, expects profit - WSJ

Business | interns

U.S. looks to sell last of its Citi common shares

Unions fare better than taxpayers in GM stock sale - Washington Times

Business | Chad Brady (admin)

UAW recoups most of what GM owed it – putting it far ahead of taxpayers, who have recouped little, and old investors, who have received nothing

E-mails could implicate others in Waters trial - NYT

Politics | interns

The e-mails show that Waters’ chief of staff was actively engaged in discussing with committee members details of a bank bailout bill

Ireland asks EU for bailout - AP

World | wrahn

Debt-crippled Ireland formally applied Sunday for a massive EU-IMF loan

TheDC Opinion: GM selling at a loss should tell you something - TheDC

Opinion | Iain Murray

The government may re-nationalize General Motors

Cost to bailout Fannie, Freddie could double - WSJ

Business | interns

If the economy enters a double-dip recession the companies could cost taxpayers an additional $124bn on top of the $135bn already spent

Morgan Stanley exec. tapped for State Department job - Washington Times

Politics | interns

Morgan Stanley executive Thomas R. Nides nominated for Deputy Secretary of State

Wall Street bailout returns 8.2% profit beating Treasury bonds - Bloomberg

Business | Chad Brady (admin)

The government has earned $25.2 billion on its investment of $309 billion in banks and insurance companies, an 8.2 percent return over two years

'Depression, no depression' - The Hill

Business | Chad Brady (admin)

Bush defends bailout of financial firms

TARP losses now estimated at $51 billion - LAT

US | interns

The Treasury Department expects to incur more “substantial losses” from the separate government seizure of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

Bank bailout supporters struggling for re-election - AP

Business | admin

Voters are holding bank bailout supporters accountable in elections

TARP cost could be much less than initially expected - NYT

Business | interns

It could end up losing much less than the initial figure of 700 billion