Half of Americans Oppose Bailout for Troubled Homeowners

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WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — Faced with rising unemployment rates and massive hikes in foreclosures, the Treasury Department must expand the scope and scale of a $50 billion Obama administration.

Several Senators pointed out that nearly half of the $700 billion fund for the Troubled Assets Relief Program, or TARP, as the bailout plan is officially known, has already been distributed with very little transparency and almost no oversight. Senator Olympia Snowe (R-ME) lamented that it had taken the administration 45 days to name its choice.

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 · Only a third of Americans (34%) correctly say the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) was enacted by the Bush administration. Nearly half (47%) incorrectly believe TARP was passed under President Obama. Another 19% admit they do not know which president signed the bank bailout into law. Notably, there is no partisan divide on the question.

Broad impact: "This troubled asset purchase program on its own is the single most effective thing we can do to help homeowners, the American people and stimulate our economy." In his testimony before the U.S. Senate on September 23, 2008, Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke also summarized the rationale for the bailout:

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On March 20, 2007, I wrote here that a mortgage bailout was coming and would cost at least $1 trillion, yet not bail out homeowners. As it turned out, the bailout did nothing to stop foreclosures.