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Economy: Executive Bonuses #920551

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 04, 2009
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[President OBAMA - says we don't disparage wealth, but executives are getting rewarded for failure.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Breaking news that President Obama will have Senate support to pass his economic stimulus package as he tries to sell his plan noted.

(Studio: Randi Kaye) Bonuses still alive on Wall Street even as the government pumps money into the banks examined; details given about the absence of control of the bailed-out companies and of cases of spending by the companies. [Taxpayers for Common Sense Steve ELLIS†- says managing the TARP funds has failed.] [Former general counsel to the House Stanley BRAND†- says there is no authority in TARP to impose conditions on the money.] [Citizens Against Government Waste Tom SCHATZ†- says the banks should be paying the money back.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Kaye, Randi

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