Left: President Barack Obama (jmtimages on Flickr). Right: Daniel Tarullo (Wikipedia).
24 Oct 2016

Leaked Memo Shows Obama Advisors Playing Both Sides On AIG Bailout

In 2008, Obama’s economic advisor told John Podesta that the new president should not criticize the AIG bailout but also keep his distance from it.

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03 Nov 2015

Too Big To Fail AIG Refuses To Break Up

AIG executives are refusing to consider a plan created by shareholder activist Carl Icahn to break up the massive “Too Big To Fail” corporation.

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29 Oct 2015

Investigation By Elizabeth Warren Reveals Life Insurance Kickback Scheme

Elizabeth Warren revealed a massive life insurance kickback scheme where agents encourage customers to buy substandard coverage in return for personal gain.

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15 Sep 2015

Appealing Treasury Department’s FOIA Response On Hank Paulson AIG Records

The following letter was mailed today to the Treasury Department’s Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) division. It is a response to a two year old FOIA request that asked for records concerning former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson’s communications during a period that included the AIG bailout. The Treasury Department claimed, amazingly, that no official records could be found and gave me 35 days to appeal the no records response.

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02 Sep 2015

Treasury Department Claims Paulson Never Officially Discussed AIG Bailout

In August, the US Treasury Department responded to a 2013 Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request for records of former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson’s communications during the 2008 bailout of American International Group (AIG) by claiming that the agency could not find any records. Here’s how you can help us respond.

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