Matt Cover, correspondent

September 18, 2008 - 10:41 AM
My Articles
Bailed-Out Citigroup Paid Bill Clinton $700,000--For Words, Just WordsCNS
Friday, 21 November 2008 - 4:04pm
The struggling financial giant Citigroup, which received $25 billion in federal bailout dollars, paid former President Bill Clinton a total of $700,000 for four speeches he delivered on the company's behalf between 2004 and 2007, according to U.S. Senate financial disclosure statements filed by Sen. Hillary Clinton (D.-N.Y.)
Obama Advisor Pledged $1 Trillion in Sub-Prime Loans As Fannie Mae CEOCNS
Monday, 29 September 2008 - 9:26pm
As CEO of Fannie Mae, James Johnson set a goal of buying up $1 trillion in low-income mortgage loans, a move that eventually helped trigger what would become the sub-prime mortgage crisis.
Carter, Clinton-Era Budget Official Ran Institution at Center of Financial Crisis CNS
Monday, 22 September 2008 - 10:00pm
Franklin Raines was ousted as CEO of Fannie Mae in 2004 in the midst of an accounting scandal -- but not before he made tens of millions of dollars.
There’s Good Economic News, TooCNS
Thursday, 18 September 2008 - 10:41am
News of crises and taxpayer bailouts in the financial industry may dominate headlines, but the national economic news is not all bad. Key government economic indicators show there is some good news about the economy, too.