The deal comes with strings attached: For one thing, 30% of the money is going to have to be paid back.
The big U.S. airlines spent almost all of their free cash flow buying back their own shares in the last decade. Now they want government aid.
If the government does bail out airlines and other industries, what might be required of those companies?
Whatever you do, don't call it a "bailout."
Did saving the financial system break the political system?
About $80 billion helped save GM and Chrysler, but autoworkers and auto-dependent communities haven't fully recovered.
No more bailouts: The lawmakers behind Dodd-Frank say that taxpayers won’t foot the bill the next time a bank fails
In a rare interview, Chris Dodd and Barney Frank joined Marketplace to discuss the financial crisis and whether the Dodd-Frank Act is under threat.