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  1. white men with bailout money
    AIG CEO Bob Benmosche Resigns, For Real This TimeThe colorful, self-described “in-your-face” CEO that led the company back from the brink of collapse is retiring.
  2. mouthin’ off with bob benmosche
    AIG CEO: Bonus Backlash Was ‘Just As Bad’ As Deep South LynchingThe insurer’s outspoken CEO outspeaks a little too much.
  3. ai-gee thanks
    AIG Might Thank America for Bailout by Suing the GovernmentThe company could join a shareholder lawsuit against its rescuer.
  4. ai-gee thanks
    Bob Benmosche Unchained: ‘I Knew I Wasn’t Taking a Victory Lap Too Early’The CEO of AIG still feels underappreciated.
  5. ai-gee thanks
    The AIG Bailout Is OverOne of the worst chapters in our recent national history is nearly done.
  6. white men with money
    AIG Bought Back Its Own Problematic Mortgage-Backed BondsThey’re comfy with them.
  7. bailouts
    Ex-AIG CEO Suing U.S. for $25 BillionHank Greenberg claims the government bailout was unconstitutional.
  8. wall street
    AIG Suing Bank of America for Financial Crisis LossesSomeone has to pay.
  9. white men with deep mediterranean tans
    AIG CEO: ‘This Ship Ain’t Going to Sink’Neither the insurance giant nor Robert Benmosche is going down anytime soon.
  10. white men with deep mediterranean tans
    AIG CEO Robert Benmosche Will Make Cancer His BitchDespite a cancer diagnosis, AIG’s CEO soldiers on.
  11. aggravating insurance giants
    AIG Announces Final Plan to Pay Back GovernmentIs there really a way out of this?
  12. ironies
    AIG Was Cut Out of Wall Street 2 for Being ‘Too Complex’Former chairman’s film debut ends up on the cutting room floor.
  13. early and awesome
    Neil Barofsky Only Floyd Fan in the Treasury?A bold assertion about the special inspector general overseeing TARP.
  14. our hero
    Andrew Cuomo Not About to Let Joe Cassano Slip Through His FingersThe Justice Department failed. The SEC failed. But the Attorney General may bring the man who dumped AIG in our laps to justice.
  15. aggravating insurance giants
    What Kind of Guy Is New AIG Chairman Steve Miller?Taking stock of the man charged with keeping Robert Benmosche in check.
  16. aig
    AIG Chairman Steps DownVictory for Benmosche.
  17. fi-cri fallout
    Goldman ‘Built the Bomb’But did they light the fuse?
  18. white men with deep mediterranean tans
    Robert Benmosche: Chairman Goes or I GoThe AIG CEO has another hissy fit.
  19. fi-cri fallout
    Joe Cassano Could Have Saved Us All Billions If We Just Let Him Stay at the Table a While LongerThe former AIG Financial Products head wishes he’d just had one more round.
  20. roasts
    AIG’s Joe Cassano to FCIC: Beat Me, Chain Me, Whip Me, But Leave My Employees Alone“Don’t criticism them, criticize me.”
  21. they sent them thank-you notes
    Breaking: New York Fed Officials Were Polite to BankersThey wrote them thank-you notes, an investigation uncovers.
  22. aggravating insurance giants
    Joe Cassano Goes to WashingtonThe head of AIG’s financial-products unit gets called in front of the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission.
  23. white men they said wouldn’t last
    Let’s All Give Bob Benmosche a HandThe AIG CEO reaches an important milestone.
  24. aggravating insurance giants
    AIG’s Joseph Cassano Escapes Criminal ChargesThe SEC may still come after him, though.
  25. early and awesome
    TARP Watchdog Neil Barofsky Puts the Treasury Secretary on NoticeIndividuals at the New York Federal Reserve under Tim Geithner “will face criminal or civil charges” over AIG, he says.
  26. white men with deep mediterranean tans
    Robert Benmosche Will Only Stay With AIG One or Two More YearsLike those before him, the CEO of America’s most wretched insurer eyes the door.
  27. aggravating insurance giants
    Feds May Not Be Able to Charge AIG’s Joe CassanoIt’s not lying if everyone knows you’re doing it!
  28. aggravating insurance giants
    When He Was Running AIG, Edward Liddy Could Not Get Through an Airport Without Being Approached by CommonersNo wonder he quit so fast.
  29. miracle on the hudson
    The Miracle on the Hudson Plane Auction Has Been Mysteriously ‘Postponed Indefinitely’Something is fishy, and not just the smell of the seats.
  30. white men with hobbies
    Guitar-Playing Grayhair, Bodybuilder, Sex-Toy Enthusiast Reportedly Drove AIG to RuinThose are three separate people.
  31. aggravating insurance giants
    AIG Withholds Bonuses From Former Employees, Digs Even Deeper HoleIt’s a slippery slope once you start using words like gouge about your AIFG bonus being withheld.
  32. aggravating insurance giants
    No One Was Driving the AIG Train When It Went Off the RailsSays the firm’s former chief counsel.
  33. aggravating insurance giants
    AIG Reportedly Sells Major Insurance Unit to MetLifeThe $15.5 billion deal comes after last week’s major sale.
  34. aggravating insurance giants
    AIG Lost $9 Billion in the Last QuarterUgh.
  35. piling on
    AIG Financial Products Head Preferred Female Executives With ‘Curb Appeal’Man who burned down AIG was also a misogynist.
  36. oh aig!
    A.I.G. Was Surprised People Got So Mad About the Government Giving Them $182.3 Billion in Taxpayer MoneyWhat’s the big deal?
  37. the habits of generally ineffective people
    Edward Liddy Curls His Toes When He Is Upset or AngryA tip on staying cool from the former CEO of AIG.
  38. cheddar
    A.I.G. Will Pay $100 Million In Bonuses TodayAnd those are the ones who agreed to a pay cut.
  39. scenes from a meltdown
    Hank Paulson’s Valley of the Dolls MomentAt one point during the early bailout negotiations, the former Treasury secretary nearly turned to drugs.
  40. the geithnerator
    How to Feel About Treasury Secretary Tim GeithnerSigh.
  41. early and awesome
    SIGTARP’s Neil Barofsky Is Way More Badass Than We Realized“He still has the knife from a foiled attempt on his life in a field outside Bogotá.”
  42. the geithnerator
    Angry Lawmakers Want to Bring Tim Geithner to Justice“It is past time for this Committee to hold Secretary Geithner accountable for his decisions that have affected the lives of millions of Americans.”
  43. the geithnerator
    Geithner’s New York Fed Tried to Cover Up AIG PayoutsNot really “cover up.” Just make it a “less transparent event.”
  44. love this guy
    Which ‘Part of His Anatomy’ Did AIG CEO Robert Benmosche Claim Was Bigger Than the Government’s?The ‘Journal’ is too shy to tell us what part he was referring to, so we have to guess!
  45. the bonus buster
    AIG Execs Still Haven’t Returned Their BonusesSomebody call the Bonus Buster.
  46. white men with deep mediterranean tans
    If the AIG Thing Doesn’t Work Out, Robert Benmosche Has a Backup PlanThe CEO is a “budding winemaker.”
  47. client 9
    Spitzer in the Times: Show Us AIG E-mailsMaybe he should release his e-mails, too.
  48. aggravating insurance giants
    Robert Benmosche’s Heart Bleeds for Top AIG Employees Who Have Lost MillionsAfter a series of cockups, the AIG CEO tries to clear a few things up.
  49. squeaky wheels get the grease
    Kenneth Feinberg Backs Down on AIG PayThe special master for compensation lifts the compensation restrictions on “some” (whiny) employees.
  50. aggravating insurance giants
    Bailed-Out AIG Employees Consider Bailing Out of CompanyInformed that their golden parachutes might soon expire, five executives threaten to leap.
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