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The American Spark
Lobbyists May Still Influence Obama Stimulus Plan - Feb.
2nd, 2009

Americans are being asked to spend almost a trillion dollars, without precisely
knowing how that money is going to be spent.
Gov't Oversight Of Economy Needs Major Overhaul,
Says GAO Study - Feb. 7th, 2009

Basic changes are needed to U.S. financial system, overseas medical product,
and toxic chemical regulations, says the Government Accountability Office.
CIA Video Destruction Investigation To Conclude In Days
- Feb. 9th, 2009

The CIA's destruction of videotapes which may have shown the torture of
suspected terrorists should conclude in the next several days.
Why Were Key Oversight Provisions Removed From
Stimulus? - Feb. 14th, 2009

One small section of the stimulus bill may determine what you know of the plan's
operation--and what you won't.
HUD Performance Central To Obama's Economic Plan -
Feb. 18th, 2009

Shaun Donovan was sworn in as HUD secretary on January 26th, 2009. He has
quite a bit of work to do.
FDA Not Testing Medical Products - Feb. 22nd, 2009

The FDA's decision not to test many medical devices 'is a high-stakes,
unknown-odds gamble with the lives of patients,' states a POGO study.
Bush Administration Directive Increased Intelligence
Collection - Feb. 27th, 2009

One of the last Bush Administration directives established 'Communities of
Interest'...'to maximize intelligence collection and all-source analytic coordination.'