Longest-Serving Congressman, Friend To Big Three John Dingell Retiring

One of the biggest defenders of the American auto industry, Rep. John Dingell (D-Mich.), is retiring after 58 years of service in Congress. Beginning his career as a House pageboy during WWII, Dingell has amassed 29 uninterrupted terms in Congress. » 2/24/14 10:31am 2/24/14 10:31am

NYT Columnist Flip-Flops on GM Bailout

New York Times columnist David Brooks flip-flops on GM bailout. Thomas Friedman's totally never sitting at his lunch table again. [New York Magazine] » 7/06/10 10:15am 7/06/10 10:15am

Taxpayers Likely To Get Hosed In Auto Bailout

Remember the $23 billion in "loans" the federal government handed over to GM and Chrysler? The government wants you to know you're probably not going to get all of it back. Act surprised. [AP via Twitter, Photo: Al Bello/Getty] » 9/09/09 11:00am 9/09/09 11:00am

White House Loan Deal For Not-So-Big Three Is "Bankruptcy Lite"

The bailout loan's no longer just a $15 billion bridge loan for the not-so-Big Three to make it until the Obama administration, it's actually "bankruptcy lite." It's also a really good idea. » 12/10/08 12:15pm 12/10/08 12:15pm

Nevada Sen. John Ensign May Stall Auto Bailout, Thinks Casinos Deserve…

Sen. John Ensign (R-Nevada) told CNBC this morning he's not happy with the auto bailout bill. The Senator from Vegas is so unhappy he's willing to gamble on a real bankruptcy occurring while he tries to figure out how to make a pre-packaged bankruptcy occur. But don't think Ensign's making his decision on high-minded… » 12/09/08 9:30am 12/09/08 9:30am

Mitt Romney Changes Tune When It Comes To Michigan

If you hadn't noticed yet, Tweedle-dee, Tweedle-dumb and Tweedle-how-stupid-are-you-to-take-a- fleet-of-jets » 11/20/08 1:30pm 11/20/08 1:30pm and their haven't done anything to or either of the other not-so-Big Three. The Senate is with their behavior. But here comes Mitt Romney, "favorite son" of Michigan. The guy who took and before the…