Treasury Department

President Barack Obama speaks in the Rose Garden at the White House - May 16, 2013 (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Fact Check Friday: Scandals Hit The White House

It’s that time again, time to use a lie detector on the people running the country.

05/17/2013

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It’s Tax Time, But Your Money Could Be Stolen By Refund Robbers

It is the time of year when American’s file their income taxes, but this year your refund could end up going to somebody else.

02/11/2013

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner testifies to Congress on the AIG bailout (Photo by Ann Heisenfelt/Getty Images)

Opinion: Auto And Bank Bailouts Prove Effective

On Monday, the Treasury Department sold 553,846,153 shares in AIG on Monday, turning an $18 billion profit on the $32.50 a share price.

09/11/2012

Barack Obama and Bill Clinton (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Opinion: We Are Better Off Than We Were Four Years Ago

Tonight, when Vice President Biden and President Obama address the country the question before them is an obvious one: are we better off than we were four years ago? The answer is equally obvious: YES!

09/06/2012

The Federal Reserve Building is seen in Lower Manhattan in New York.(Photo credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Bank Executives, Treasury Department Officials Meet At Federal Reserve To Discuss Debt Ceiling

The Treasury invited 20 of the largest banks to a meeting to discuss an upcoming quarterly auction of government debt.

07/29/2011

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AG Schneiderman Reviewing Rising Gas Prices As Part Of Working Group

Schneiderman said the working group was created at the request of President Barack Obama and was just getting started on its investigation.

05/13/2011

Generic School Photo (Credit: AP)

Arrested NJ School Head Won’t Lose All Pension Money

The former superintendent of New Jersey’s fourth-largest school district could still get hundreds of thousands of dollars in pension, unused sick leave and vacation time even if he is convicted of bribery and fraud.

10/23/2010

The Pine Street headquarters of American International Group Inc. (AIG) in lower Manhattan is shown on March 23, 2009, after the troubled insurer took their name down over the weekend from the front of their Water Street building. (credit: Timothy A. Clary/AFP)

Report: AIG, Government Discuss Bailout Repayment

The plan would begin with the Treasury Department converting $49 billion in preferred stock it holds in AIG into common shares, according to the report.

09/14/2010