Buyer’s market

Former Countrywide execs make big money buying penny mortgages. (NYT)

Grassley requests information from Pfizer on payments to Harvard Med School faculty, surveillance of student protesters. (NYT)

LaHood favors private investment and new tolls to bridge transportation funding gap. (WSJ)

11 Merrill execs made more than $10 million last year. (WSJ)

President tells AFL-CIO leaders that Employee Free Choice Act will pass. (WSJ)