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The best $25 billion Obama ever borrowed (politically)

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Democrats call it a rescue. Republicans call it a bailout. However you prefer to describe president Obama’s decision to pump money into General Motors and Chrysler at a time of severe financial duress, one thing is clear: It is proving to be the most politically important economic policy Obama implemented.

G20 Meeting: Where's the Leadership?

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CNBC's John Harwood reports on the details of President Obama's comments on the Greek election.

2008 Bank Bailout

Vault Show

The 2008 financial crisis and bank bailouts have undoubtedly shaped the current economy and the politics leading to the 2012 Presidential election. How did the 2008 presidential candidates John McCain and Barack Obama approach these subjects in their campaigns? Joining Gwen: Jeff Zeleny, New York Times; Charles Babington, Associated Press; John Dickerson, Slate/CBS News; Jeanne Cummings, Politico.

The $7.7 Trillion Fed Loan that Really Wasn't

On The Radar

WSJ's David Wessel separates fact from fiction behind the Federal Reserve's 2008 loan to banks at the onset of the economic downturn.

On the Radar: May 6, 2010

Legacy: On The Radar

On the Radar: April 13, 2010

Legacy: On The Radar


On the Radar: January 14, 2010

Legacy: On The Radar

January 15, 2010

Weekly Show

This week Gwen and the panel will discuss the catastrophic earthquake in Haiti, the history of the poverty-stricken nation, the president's announcement this week that the government will institute new fees on the nation's banks, and the Massachusetts Senate race.

On the Radar: January 12, 2010

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