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December 19, 2008, 5:23 PM EST
Bernard Madoff, chairman of Madoff Investment Securities, returns to his Manhattan apartment after making a court appearance Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2008 in New York. The judge in Madoff's fraud case has set new conditions for his bail, including a curfew and ankle-monitoring bracelet for the disgraced investor. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)
December 18, 2008, 6:54 PM EST
House Science and Technology Committee Chairman Bart Gordon (D-Tenn.) (Photo: Web site of Rep. Gordon.)
December 15, 2008, 6:48 PM EST
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Dec. 15, 2008. (AP Photo)
December 12, 2008, 12:42 PM EST
United Auto Workers President Ron Gettelfinger holds up a document during a news conference in Detroit, Friday, Dec. 12, 2008. A relieved Gettelfinger said he's happy that the White House appears poised to step in and rescue the beleaguered auto industry, and he accused GOP senators who blocked emergency loans of trying to "pierce the heart" of organized labor. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
December 12, 2008, 5:44 AM EST
Sen. Bob Corker(R-Tenn.) speaks with reporters on Capitol Hill following the Senate's rejection of an emergency $14-billion loan for US auto companies on Thursday, Dec. 11, 2008.(AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari)
December 10, 2008, 6:03 PM EST
House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) (Photo courtesy of Hoyer's Web site)
December 9, 2008, 6:43 PM EST
House Minority Whip Roy Blunt (D-Mo.)
December 9, 2008, 8:42 AM EST
( – With $350 billion of the $700 billion federal bailout money still available to the Treasury secretary pending congressional approval, taxpayers should get a break, a Republican lawmaker says.   The remaining $350 billion should be used to give taxpayers a two-month income tax and FICA tax holiday, Rep. Louis Gohmert (R-Texas) told on Monday.  
December 5, 2008, 5:33 PM EST
House Financial Services Committee Chairman Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., speaks during a hearing on the bailout of American automakers, Friday, Dec. 5, 2008, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
December 4, 2008, 7:47 PM EST
Caption: Chrysler Chief Executive Officer Robert Nardelli leaves the witness table on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 4, 2008, after testifying before a Senate Banking Committee hearing on the auto industry bailout. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
December 3, 2008, 6:10 PM EST
President-elect Barack Obama speaks at a news conference in Chicago, Monday, Dec. 1, 2008. (l-r): Attorney General-designate Eric Holder; Homeland Security Secretary-designate, Arizona Gov. Janet Napolitano; Defense Secretary Robert Gates; Vice President-elect Joe Biden; Secretary of State-designate Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y.; National Security Adviser-designate Ret. Marine Gen.
December 2, 2008, 5:59 PM EST
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker, chairman-designate of the Economic Recovery Advisory Board, left, looks on as President-elect Barack Obama speaks during a news conference in Chicago, Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2008. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
December 1, 2008, 7:03 PM EST
U.S. Secretary for Terrorist Financing Patrick O'Brien (Department of Treasury)
November 25, 2008, 5:51 PM EST
Dr. Edwin Feulner, president of the conservative Heritage Foundation
November 21, 2008, 6:55 PM EST
Rep. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.)
November 20, 2008, 7:11 PM EST
In this Sept. 29, 2008 file photo, House Minority Leader John Boehner of Ohio, left, listens as Rep. Eric Cantor, R-Va. speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. On Wednesday, Nov. 19,2008, Boehner was re-elected as House Minority Leader and Cantor was elected as House Minority Whip. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
November 19, 2008, 6:40 PM EST
House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio)
November 18, 2008, 6:42 PM EST
House Majority Leader Rep. Steny Hoyer of Md. arrives for a Democratic Caucus on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2008. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
November 18, 2008, 6:01 PM EST
General Motors (AP Photo)
November 17, 2008, 7:08 PM EST
Chevrolet sales consultant Sherie Howard takes a call Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2008, in downtown Los Angeles. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson called autos a "critical industry" Wednesday but said a $700 billion financial rescue program wasn't designed for them. The White House was noncommital, but said it was open to new ideas. (AP Photo/Ric Francis)