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Obama talks tough with Wall St., but what about his Cabinet?

WHERE'S THE OUTRAGE? Tom Daschle (left) had failed to pay about $140,000 in taxes, mostly on a car and driver provided by an equity firm. WHERE'S THE OUTRAGE? Tom Daschle (left) had failed to pay about $140,000 in taxes, mostly on a car and driver provided by an equity firm.
By Peter S. Canellos
Globe Staff / February 3, 2009

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WASHINGTON - Last Thursday brought a bracing reminder of what a breath of fresh air Barack Obama can be. After news reports tallied up $18.4 billion in bonuses paid out to American financial executives last year - one in which Wall Street dragged down the rest of the economic world with its shocking failures - the president didn't mince words. (Full article: 756 words)

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