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And now some fresh pickings from the political grapevine.
A tale of two stories the government watchdog agency is pushing back against the Treasury Department forecast.
That said taxpayers.
Would make a profit on the Troubled Asset Relief Program.
Known as TARP.
The special inspector general dismisses that prediction in a new report to congress writing quote.
It is a widely held misconception.
That TARP will make a profit the most recent cost estimate for TARP is a loss of sixty billion dollars.
However treasury is sticking by its original estimate telling Huffington Post.
Most of the remaining projected cost is related to a different aid program that it admits was never intended to be recovered.
Massachusetts congressman Barney Frank is calling out President Obama for cracking down on medical marijuana dispensaries.
Raids and other tactics have forced as many as 200 growers and distributors to cease operations.
The retiring Democrat tells the hill.
He is very disappointed that President Obama is not keeping his campaign promise to let state laws determined medical use and distribution of the drug.
Quote I think it's bad politics and bad policy it's a grave mistake.
And finally at the first country of at first rather the country of Colombia laughed off the US Secret Service prostitution scandal.
But now that the country is being associated with the sex industry the jokes are over.
The BBC reports after a low budget US airline feature today.
Promotion for Cartagena flights offering more bang for your buck with Secret Service imagery.
Colombian officials were not -- quote.
The fault lies with the US Secret Service prostitution exists everywhere so don't come and tell us it's only card -- Now officials are demanding an apology there from President Obama.
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