Towns presses BofA for merger secrets

A Congressional panel led by Ed Towns is pressing Bank of America to reveal information about merger-related conversations with Merrill Lynch at the end of last year.   (NYT)

Paterson will press on with campaign for NY governor, despite Obama’s unease with his poll numbers. (Bloomberg)

The so-called Cadillac plan tax in the Baucus bill will affect a wide range of insurance vehicles, including policies held by coal miners in Senator Jay Rockefeller‘s state, West Virginia. (NYT)

IRS amnesty program for foreign account holders is extended until October 15. (WSJ)

Dell is set to buy Perot Systems for nearly $4 billion. (Reuters)

Note:  Ellen is on the west coast this week, so I will be filling in to write the namewire news summaries. -Kevin