Blue Dog Ross has some explaining to do

Blue Dog Democrat Mike Ross, a key voice in the healthcare debate, sold commercial property to an Arkansas-based pharmacy chain for much more than its appraised value in 2007. (ProPublica)

The Fed turns down request from Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner to conduct a public review of the institution’s structure and governance. (Bloomberg)

Sheila Bair and other senior regulators at the FDIC are seriously considering borrowing from the banks they regulate in order to avoid tapping a Treasury credit line. Banks and their lobbyists support the plan. (NYT)

From the UN to the Clinton Global Initiative and back again, Obama has a busy day in the Big Apple today. (NYT)

Honduran coup leader Roberto Micheletti uses the pages of the Washington Post to argue that there was no coup in Honduras. (WaPo)