The government has distributed only a fraction of its total commitment, and may eventually see a profit in return. To get a handle on its size, consider this: It is equivalent to the combined value* of almost every home west of the Mississippi River. (*December 2008 prices)
SOURCE: | By Patterson Clark and Mary Kate Cannistra - The Washington Post - February 11, 2009
Geithner Plan Lacks Freshness And Clarity Article | In rolling out his overhaul of the financial rescue yesterday, Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner lambasted the Bush administration's response to the crisis over the past year.