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August 23rd, 2012
12:03 AM ET

KTH: Obama policy could put solar 'poster boy' out of business

Four years ago, Bill Keith's booming solar business created much-needed jobs in the United States. His company attracted the attention of the Obama administration, and was once the star of his green jobs program. Now, a federal policy to prevent China from flooding the U.S. market with cheaper solar panels could kill his business.  CNN's Drew Griffin reports.

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Tonight on AC360: Obama policy could put solar 'poster boy' out of business
August 22nd, 2012
05:49 PM ET

Tonight on AC360: Obama policy could put solar 'poster boy' out of business

Four years ago, Bill Keith's booming solar business created much-needed jobs in the United States and attracted the attention of the Obama administration. Now, a federal policy to prevent China from flooding the U.S. market with cheaper solar panels could kill his business.
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July 30th, 2012
10:22 PM ET

Disabled vets charity being investigated

CNN's Drew Griffin explains why the Senate Finance Committee is investigating DVNF and evaluating its tax-exempt status. He and Anderson Cooper respond to accusations made by the group on Twitter and their website.

July 20th, 2012
11:17 PM ET

Suspect was 'top of the top' academically

Drew Griffin reports on the suspect in the mass shooting in Colorado during 'The Dark Knight Rises' premiere.

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July 18th, 2012
11:45 PM ET

Troubled federal agency paid for cooking classes, hosted holiday video contest

Amid an ongoing congressional probe into the General Services Administration, a CNN investigation has uncovered more evidence of wasteful spending at the agency, including cooking classes for employees that cost as much as $3,350 per class.

For years, the GSA paid to send employees to these cooking classes to build team spirit, part of a spending pattern that the agency now says was inappropriate.

Employees based in Kansas City, Missouri, attended classes at The Culinary Center of Kansas City, located in suburban Overland Park, where they cooked meals.

Senator encourage GSA to 'clean house'

The GSA confirmed that there were nine classes beginning in June 2007, with the last class in June 2011. The total cost to the GSA was $20,701.

"We should be thinking about our federal customers, our taxpayers and our associates," said one employee who attended a cooking class. "And that seems to have been lost in these team-building exercises ... If you don't go, you're ostracized."

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July 13th, 2012
12:01 AM ET

Senator questions Toyota investigation

Sen. Chuck Grassley is asking the NHTSA to look into additional questions about unintended acceleration of Toyota cars.

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June 22nd, 2012
09:24 PM ET

Powerful congressman accused of campaign finance violations

Republican Rep. Vern Buchanan, a self-made Florida millionaire, is only in his third term in Congress, but he already is in charge of fundraising for the Republican Congressional Campaign Committee, and he sits on the powerful House Ways and Means committee.

But all that could be jeopardized. Federal investigations underway could result in Buchanan serving his next term behind bars.

CNN has confirmed there are no fewer than four congressional and federal investigations into Buchanan's business practices, his campaign finances and his alleged attempt to try to stop a witness from talking.

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June 15th, 2012
10:48 PM ET

'Baghdad Pups' charity investigated

CNN's Drew Griffin investigates claims of distortion and lies by SPCA International's "Baghdad Pups" program.

June 14th, 2012
10:38 PM ET

Why animal charity is in deep debt

Drew Griffin reports on a charity that raised millions to help animals but spent nearly all that money on fund-raising expenses.

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June 14th, 2012
10:29 PM ET

'Baghdad pups' under scrutiny

As part of a large investigation, Drew Griffin reports on Terri Crisp and questions her record helping animals.

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