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PIMCO Puts On Another Hat
August 5, 2009

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Treasury's Monitoring of Compliance with TARP Requirements by Companies Receiving Exceptional Assistance
Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program,
June 29, 2010 


The AIG Rescue, Its Impact on Markets, and the Government's Exit Strategy
Congressional Oversight Panel,
June 10, 2010 


The Small Business Credit Crunch and the Impact of the TARP
Congressional Oversight Panel,
May 13, 2010 


Quarterly Report to Congress
Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program,
April 20, 2010 


Quarterly Report to Congress
, Office of the Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program
April 21, 2009 


Federal Financial Assistance - Preliminary Observations on Assistance Provided to AIG
, Government Accountability Office (GAO-09-490T)
March 18, 2009 


Summary Response to Recommendations in the January 2009 GAO Report
, Department of the Treasury
March 18, 2009 


Ongoing Governmental Assistance for American International Group (AIG)
, Congressional Research Service (R40438)
March 16, 2009 


Foreclosure Crisis: Working Toward a Solution
, Congressional Research Service
March 6, 2009 


Troubled Asset Relief Program - Status of Efforts to Address Transparency and Accountability Issues
, Government Accountability Office (GAO-09-417T)
February 24, 2009 


Troubled Asset Relief Program and Foreclosures
, Congressional Research Service (R40224)
February 17, 2009 


Joint Statement - Financial Stability Plan
by Secretary of the Treasury Timothy F. Geithner, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System Ben S. Bernanke, Chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Sheila Bair, Comptroller of the Currency John C. Dugan, and Director Of The Office Of Thrift Supervision John M. Reich,
February 10, 2009 


February Oversight Report: Valuing Treasury's Acquisitions
, Congressional Oversight Panel
February 6, 2009 


Initial Report to the Congress
, Office of the Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program
February 6, 2009 


SIGTARP Questionnaire
Neil Barofsky, Office of the Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program
February 5, 2009 


Causes of the Financial Crisis
by Mark Jickling, Congressional Research Service (R40173)
January 29, 2009 


Letter from Special Inspector General Neil Barofsky to Senator Charles Grassley
, Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program
January 22, 2009 


Letter from Lawrence H. Summers to congressional leaders
, National Economic Council
January 15, 2009 


Letter from Lawrence H. Summers to congressional leaders
, National Economic Council
January 12, 2009 


Accountability for the Troubled Asset Relief Program
, Congressional Oversight Panel
January 9, 2009 


Letter from Special Inspector General Neil Barofsky to Senator Max Baucus
, Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program
January 7, 2009 


Questions About the $700 Billion Emergency Economic Stabilization Funds
Congressional Oversight Panel,
December 10, 2008 


Letter to Rep. Barney Frank regarding the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP)
Eric Thorson, Inspector General, Department of the Treasury, Office of the Inspector General
November 25, 2008 


Introduction of Troubled Asset Relief Program Inspector General Improvement Act
By Senator Olympia J. Snowe (R-Maine), Congressional Record - Senate
November 20, 2008 


Emergency Economic Stabilization Act: Preliminary Analysis of Oversight Provisions
by Curtis W. Copeland, Specialist in American National Government, Government and Finance Division, Congressional Research Service (RL34713)
November 20, 2008 


"Fast Track" Parliamentary Procedures of the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act
By Christopher M. Davis, Analyst on the Congress and Legislative Process, Government and Finance Division, Congressional Research Service (RS22985)
November 14, 2008 


Reporting Requirements in the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008
by Curtis W. Copeland, Congressional Research Service (RL34740)
November 13, 2008 


The Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program (SIG TARP)
by Vanessa K. Burrows, Congressional Research Service (RS22981)
November 5, 2008 


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POGO in the News


Issa Said to Consider Focusing First Hearing on TARP Inspector's Report, By Heidi PrzybylaBloomberg, January 19, 2011 


Treasury declines to allow law firm to testify before oversight panel, By Ryan HoleywellBailoutSleuth.com, September 22, 2010 


House Republican’s oversight plan: Investigate bailouts, stimulus, healthcare, By Molly K. HooperThe Hill, September 21, 2010 


Barofsky Says Criminal Charges Possible in Alleged AIG Coverup, By Bloomberg News, Editors: Michael Serrill, Beth WilliamsSan Francisco Chronicle, April 27, 2010 


Report hits Geithner over AIG bailout, By Eamon JaversPolitico, November 17, 2009 


Did Hank Paulson Break the Law?, By Nick BaumannMother Jones, October 20, 2009 


Authority Over Bailout Office Is Questioned, By Amit R. Paley and Ed O’KeefeThe Washington Post, June 19, 2009 


Treasury Toxic Asset Program Rife with Conflicts of Interest, By Ryan GrimHuffington Post, June 2, 2009 


Watchdog Calls for Oversight of Private Fund Managers Advising Government, By Daphne EviatorWashington Independent, May 19, 2009 


Wall St. Firm Draws Scrutiny as U.S. Adviser, By Eric Lipton and Michael J. de la MercedThe New York Times, May 19, 2009 


Pulling Back the TARP, By Shawn ZellerCongressional Quarterly, May 10, 2009 


Where's the Money?, With Lisa Sylvester reportingCNN, Lou Dobbs Tonight, April 7, 2009 


AIG Reveals Creditors, Plans Bonuses, By Nick BaumannMother Jones, March 16, 2009 


Watchdog to Fed, Treasury: Where's AIG's Money Going?, By Nick Baumann Mother Jones, March 13, 2009 


And the stability plan bill goes to..., By Mark HennMarketplace, American Public Media, February 10, 2009 


Investigator's legacy: Nonpartisan reports delivered with credibility, By Marcia CoyleBroward Daily Business Review, December 26, 2008 


With Bailout Money At Stake, It's Hip To Be A Bank, By Zachary RothTPM Muckracker, December 22, 2008 


What the Republic Victory Means, By Curtis BlackThe Huffington Post, December 15, 2008 


Senate Confirms N.Y. Prosecutor As Inspector General for Bailout, By Paul C. LightThe Washington Post, December 9, 2008 


Sen. Claire McCaskill, Sen. Kit Bond call for more oversight of bailout, By Bill LambrechtSt. Louis Post-Dispatch/Post-Disptach Washington Bureau, December 7, 2008 


GAO report: Bailout program lacks oversight, By Gregg CarlstromFederal Times, December 5, 2008 


Talking Points , By Josh MicahTPMMuckraker.com, December 4, 2008 


Bailout Leaves Weapons Programs Up in the Air, By Richard BurnettOrlando Sentinel, December 1, 2008 


Who's Really Calling The Shots on The Economic Bailout?, By Bruce FalconerMother Jones - MOJO Blog, November 20, 2008 


Lawmakers: More Power Needed To Monitor Rescue Plan, By Dan FriedmanCongress Daily, November 18, 2008 


Treasury Seeks Wall Street's Help in Bailout, By Tanya SnyderFree Speech Radio News, October 4, 2008 


Sweeping authority for Treasury chief survives bailout negotiations, By Elizabeth NewellGovernment Executive, October 3, 2008 


Congress revamps bailout deal — with 'a few sweeteners' , By Gregg CarlstromFederal Times, October 3, 2008 


Bailout bill would have given Treasury chief unfettered authority, By Robert Brodsky and Elizabeth NewellGovernment Executive, September 29, 2008 


Bailout Outrage Races Across the Web, By Moira HerbstBusinessWeek, September 25, 2008 


Groups Seek Whistle-Blower Protection in Bailout Legislation, By Joe DavidsonThe Washington Post, September 24, 2008 


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