Biden behaves himself in Iraq

Vice President Biden manages to hold his tongue while visiting Baghdad this week … so far. (Reuters)

Ranking Republican on the Finance Committee, Iowa Senator Charles Grassley investigates health plans from insurance giants Aetna and UnitedHealth Group.

After another aggressive bid to take over NRG Energy, rival power company Exelon CEO John Rowe says the $7.5 billion is the best and last offer they’re making. (NYT)

California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger pleads with top banks to accept IOUs as a result of its $24 billion budget deficit. (FT)

GM holds a “garage sale” to sell off what assets it can before it’s all auctioned off during bankruptcy hearings, including a golf course, parking lots and contaminated factory sites. What a steal! (Bloomberg)