Chrysler Repays Billions, Was Bailout Worth It?

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Micheline Maynard, senior editor, Changing Gears
Dan Ikenson, associate director, Cato Institute's Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies
David Kiley, editor-in-chief, AOL Autos

Chrysler repaid $7.6 billion dollars in loans, with interest, to the U.S. and Canadian governments Tuesday. Car sales are up and the company is profitable again. Many argue it's proof the bailout was worth the cost, but critics point out much of the government's initial investment was lost.



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