Thursday, March 19, 2009

Short Takes

Tough Day — A.I.G. CEO Edward Liddy faced his critics in Congress over bonus payments.

Who Knew What? — What did the Obama administration and Sen. Chris Dodd (D-CT) know about the A.I.G. bonuses and when?

Stumping in California — The president hits the road to boost support for his budget and sit down with Jay Leno.

VA Insurance Charge Idea Scuttled — A trial balloon floated by the Obama administration wherein veterans would have to pay for some of their health care has been abandoned.

Paper Trails — More shake-ups in the newspaper business as the Miami Herald and El Nuevo Herald get new editors.

All that rain last night and the night before didn’t help the drought. But it did wash the bird crap off the Pontiac.

Tigers Update: Idle yesterday; 18 days to opening day.