Ryan Alexander

President, Taxpayers for Common Sense

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President of Tax Payers for Common Sense, an independent and nonpartisan voice for taxpayers working to increase transparency and eliminate wasteful spending

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The $700 billion bailout was known as  TARP , the Troubled Assets Relief Program. It's gone from buying the troubled assets of banks to buying part of the banks themselves.

Paulson Tells Congress the Bailout is Making Progress

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