Claiming a milestone in Congressional transparency, the House on Monday for the first time released its quarterly expense reports online.
Payflex and other companies that administer flexible spending accounts, which are used to pay for health care expenses, have reason to worry.
Senior administration officials took pains to stress that the government is a "reluctant" shareholder in the company and that its stake will be sold as soon as conditions warrant.
More than 10,000 small business men and women sign a petition asking the Chamber of Commerce to stop lobbying against President Barack Obama's clean-energy bill.
The Treasury secretary and Fed chairman also call for new powers to take over failing firms.
The senator, who withdrew as President Barack Obama's Commerce secretary pick last month, said that legislative attempts to tax the payouts at near 100 percent could set a dangerous precedent.
Outrage over bailed-out insurer's $165 million in bonuses reaches a full bipartisan boil, with calls for a range of reprisals.
The government should sue to get the $165 million in AIG bonuses back and would be in a better position if it owned AIG outright rather than simply as a lender and shareholder in AIG, the House Financial Services chairman says.
No longer directing fire squarely at Speaker Pelosi and Congressional Democrats, the president, and his budget, are the targets.
The budget would continue much of the Bush-era tax cuts at a cost of $2.7 trillion, although top earners would see their tax rates return to levels similar to those under President Bill Clinton.