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Stimulus cop follows moneyupdated: Tue Jan 26 2010 20:52:00

In an exclusive interview, stimulus overseer Earl Devaney tells CNN how he follows the money.

Stimulus is 'huge effort in transparency,' chairman saysupdated: Tue Jan 26 2010 20:52:00

As the nation's top stimulus cop, Earl Devaney tracks whether the $787 billion in taxpayer money is being properly spent.

Intriguing people for January 25, 2010updated: Mon Jan 25 2010 09:23:00

David Plouffe President Obama and fellow Democrats got a wake-up call last week.

CNNMoney: More questions over stimulus jobsupdated: Thu Nov 19 2009 18:15:00

So just how many jobs has the $787 billion stimulus package created or saved?

Social Security, SSI recipients to receive $250 check in Mayupdated: Thu Mar 26 2009 14:41:00

An estimated 50 million Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients will receive their one-time $250 economic stimulus check starting in early May -- several weeks ahead of schedule, Vice President Joe Biden announced Thursday.

States gear up for stimulusupdated: Fri Mar 20 2009 08:30:00

CNN's Candy Crowley reports on one state's effort to make sure federal taxpayer money goes to the right place.

State, local watchdogs to keep eye on stimulus spendingupdated: Fri Mar 20 2009 08:30:00

Populist outcry over AIG bonuses and government bailouts is putting pressure on states to ensure federal stimulus dollars are not only spent wisely but also transparently.

Commentary: Recovery.gov playing catch-upupdated: Fri Mar 20 2009 07:18:00

Thanks to President Obama's Economic Recovery Plan, the federal government is busy shoveling money out the door as fast as it can.

Billions in bailout waste?updated: Fri Mar 20 2009 07:18:00

A government oversight board warns billions in bailout money could be wasted. CNN's Campbell Brown cuts through the bull.

CNNMoney: Managing a stimulus windfallupdated: Mon Mar 02 2009 15:21:00

It's like winning the lottery, then being told you have just a week to spend it. And, oh yeah, don't waste any of it.

Commentary: Can we stop waste before it happens?updated: Mon Feb 23 2009 21:32:00

As we mentioned earlier, today President Obama announced he is appointing a former Secret Service agent and top government investigator to be a kind of watchdog over the stimulus money.

Obama plan 'a real challenge'updated: Mon Feb 23 2009 21:32:00

CNN's Campbell Brown examines President Obama's financial package plan.

Sex, drugs, gifts uncovered in government oil probeupdated: Thu Sep 11 2008 09:39:00

U.S. government employees received improper gifts from energy industry representatives, and engaged with them in illegal drug use and inappropriate sexual relations, according to a report issued Wednesday.

Libya's oil pitch to U.S.updated: Thu Sep 11 2008 02:32:00

CNN's Zain Verjee reports on Libya's efforts to sell oil to the United States now that tensions are easing.

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