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Inside Washington (04/02/2008)
* WASHINGTON (4/3/08)--From left: U.S. Sens. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), Lindsey
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Graham (R-S.C.), and Evan Bayh (D-Ind.) participated in yesterday’s Power Breakfast dubbed "Super-Surrogates: The candidates biggest supporters state their case." Durbin represented Sen. Barak Obam (D-Ill.); Graham represented Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.); and Bayh represented Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-N.Y.). The exchange included candidate’s positions on the economy, Iraq war, leadership, and housing. Linda Douglass, of the National Journal, Ron Brownstein, of Atlantic Media Company, and Chuck Todd, of NBC News moderated the event. Organized by National Journal and MSNBC, and co-sponsored by CUNA, more than 100 Capitol Hill staffers, lobbyists and reporters attended ... * WASHINGTON (4/3/08)--Information regarding economic stimulus payments created by the Economic Stimulus Act of 2008 is available on the “What’s New” section of MyMoney.gov, National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Chairman JoAnn Johnson announced yesterday. The rebates, $600 for individuals and $1,200 for married couples, will be distributed in May. The NCUA also warned against identity theft scams involving the stimulus payments ... * WASHINGTON (4/3/08)--The Federal Reserve Board has created an interactive map that shows foreclosure and subprime loan information for each of the 50 states. Users can select one of 12 options to see how each state has been affected by the mortgage crisis ...


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