Neil Barofsky, special inspector general for the Troubled Asset Relief Program, testifies before Congress about the program in 2010. Barofsky now says of the financial crisis: "The folks responsible for this incredibly painful economic damage that struck our economy have gone free." Harry Hamburg/AP hide caption

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After Five Years, Why So Few Charges In Financial Crisis?

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Government Charges SAC In Insider Trading Case

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Ahead Of Obama's Economic Speech, A Look At Key Indicators

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Billionaire Hedge Fund Manager Accused Of Failing To Supervise

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Federal Judge Green Lights Suit Against Private Equity Firms

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Congress Takes Renewed Aim At Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac

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Many economists are encouraged by the latest jobs report because the stronger growth doesn't appear to be just a one-month blip. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images hide caption

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Jobs Keep Growing. How Soon Should The Fed Stop Helping?

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HarborFest Celebrates Boston's Role In American Independence

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In Boston, Lockdown Became Time To Spend With Friends

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Boston Locked Down During Hunt For Bombing Suspect

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Lobsterman Genevieve Kurilec holds a lobster caught while fishing along Deer Isle, Maine. Kurilec says more women are beginning to captain their own lobster boats. Chris Arnold/NPR hide caption

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She's No Man; She's A Lobsterman

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New Terms Set For Fannie And Freddie

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Sara Millan (left) thanks Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America CEO Bruce Marks after NACA was able to reduce her family's mortgage during an event in Los Angeles in September 2010. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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Persuading Banks To Give Homeowners A Break

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