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  • Mortgage Loan Modification Fraud
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    Mortgage Loan Modification Fraud

    Officials announced a new multi-agency crackdown on mortgage loan modification fraud and foreclosure rescue scams. They spoke about increased efforts to identify fraud suspects for civil…

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  • Update on Economic Stabilization Act
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    Update on Economic Stabilization Act

    Secretary Paulson spoke to reporters and answered questions about federal programs and aid to financial institutions. Among the issues he addressed were the recent decision to provide aid…

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  • Economic Stabilization Update Reaction
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    Economic Stabilization Update Reaction

    Telephone lines were open for comments on Treasury Secretary Paulson’s remarks on the economy and increased aid to financial institutions.

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  • Update on Financial Rescue Plan
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    Update on Financial Rescue Plan

    Secretary Paulson spoke to reporters and answered questions about the use of $700 billion authorized by Congress in response to the financial and economic crisis. In his remarks he outlined several…

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  • Treasury Department Capital Purchase Program
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    Treasury Department Capital Purchase Program

    Treasury Secretary Paulson spoke to reporters and provided additional details on the capital purchase program, including the process for applying.

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  • G7 Meeting Preview
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    G-7 Meeting Preview

    Treasury officials talked about the planned meeting of the G-7 finance ministers on Friday, October 10, 2008, prior to the annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank.

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  • Home Mortgage Assistance Plan
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    Home Mortgage Assistance Plan

    Secretaries Alphonso Jackson and Henry Paulson updated reporters about efforts to help families keep their homes during the current mortgage crisis by helping more capable homeowners avoid…

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  • Mortgage Proposal Reaction
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    Mortgage Proposal Reaction

    Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson talked about the subprime mortgage crisis. He talked about the governmental interests in the development of a market-based solution. He said that mortgage…

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  • Assistance for Homeowners
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    Assistance for Homeowners

    Secretaries Paulson and Jackson and others talked with reporters about new steps for helping homeowners avoid foreclosure. Topics included the turmoil in the mortgage market, falling house…

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  • Monthly Economic Briefing
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    Monthly Economic Briefing

    Secretary Snow announced the economic figures for April and talked about the state of the U.S. economy. He left then, and Assistant Secretary Warshawsky answered reporters' questions.

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  • Economic Policy Review
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    Economic Policy Review

    Administrations officials spoke to reporters about the state of the economy and reviewed the year’s analyses of economic strength. They talked about job growth, the expansion of the…

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  • Huricane Katrina Relief Efforts
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    Huricane Katrina Relief Efforts

    Secretary Snow talked to reporters about Treasury Department efforts to provide relief aid to victims of Hurricane Katrina. After Secretary Snow spoke he answered questions from reporters…

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  • Social Security Trustees Report
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    Social Security Trustees Report

    Cabinet secretaries spoke to reporters at a press conference held on the release of the Social Security and Medicare Trustees Report. They talked about the fiscal health of the Social…

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  • Middle East Trip
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    Middle East Trip

    The program ends abruptly and several minutes of question-and-answer are missing. On the anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks, Secretary Snow talked about changes and…

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  • New Money Design
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    New Money Design

    Officials unveiled the new design for the twenty dollar bill and highlighted several new features to prevent counterfeiting.

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  • Removal of US Sanctions Against Iraq
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    Removal of U.S. Sanctions Against Iraq

    Secretary Snow spoke to reporters about the partial lifting of economic sanctions on Iraq. Following his remarks he answered questions from the reporters.

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  • Treasury Department Briefing
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    Treasury Department Briefing

    Secretary O’Neill briefed reporters on efforts to block financing of global terrorism. He announced that officials had blocked accounts of Somalian and Bosnian accounts of a Saudi-based…

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  • Waco Investigation Report
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    Waco Investigation Report

    Secretary Bentsen briefed reporters on the details of the five-month investigation into the failed Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) raid of the Branch Davidian compound in Waco, Texas. He…

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  • IMF and World Bank Annual Meeting
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    IMF and World Bank Annual Meeting

    Secretary Bentsen briefed reporters on the prospects for the upcoming International Monetary Fund (IMF) meeting and the World Bank’s role in the meeting. He stated that no breakthroughs are…

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